Monastery of San Francisco

Local nameConvento de San Francisco
LocationLima, Peru

Basílica y Convento de San Francisco is the Spanish name for Saint Francis Monastery located in Lima, Peru, south of Parque la Muralla and one block northeast from the Plaza Mayor, Lima. The church and convent are part of the Historic Centre of Lima, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991. Aside from a church and monastery it also contains a library and catacombs. In this church, Jude the Apostle is venerated. At the feast of Saint Jude Tadeus a one and a half ton weighing silver stand is carried round in procession by 40 people, starting from the convent.

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Official Website


Phone +51 1 7197188

Address Plazuela San Francisco, Jirón Ancash, Lima 15001, Peru

Coordinates -12°2'43.483" N -77°1'37.695" E

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