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Caracas Sights

Iglesia de San Francisco

  • Av. Bolsa at Av. San Francisco Map It
  • El Centro
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 06/22/2011

Fodor's 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.

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Av. Bolsa at Av. San Francisco, Caracas, Venezuela

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  • Free
  • Daily 7–noon and 3–6

Updated 06/22/2011


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