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Iglesia de San Francisco

Iglesia de San Francisco Review

Filled with richly gilded altars, this church dating from 1593 was the site of Simón Bolívar's proclamation as "El Libertador" (the Liberator) and of his massive funeral 12 years after his 1830 death. It remains the loveliest example of colonial architecture in Caracas.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Bolsa at Av. San Francisco, El Centro, Caracas | Map It
  • Phone: 0212/484–5707
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 7–noon and 3–6
  • Metro Capitolio.
  • Location: El Centro
Updated: 06-22-2011

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