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Cusco and the Sacred Valley Sights

Templo de San Francisco

  • 3 blocks south of Plaza de Armas Map It
  • Cusco
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 10/06/2014

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Close to the Plaza de Armas, the Plaza de San Francisco is a local hangout. There's not a lot to see in the plaza itself, but if you've wandered this way, the Templo de San Francisco church is interesting for its macabre sepulchers with arrangements of bones and skulls, some pinned to the wall to spell out morbid sayings. A small museum of religious art with paintings by Cusqueña-school artists Marcos Zapata and Diego Quispe Tito is in the church sacristy.

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3 blocks south of Plaza de Armas, Plaza de San Francisco, Cusco, Peru

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  • S/5
  • Weekdays 9–noon and 3–5

Updated 10/06/2014


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