Iglesia de San Francisco
Iglesia de Santa Bárbara
Iglesia de Santa Bárbara was completed in 1599; its Capilla de la Epístola has an outstanding Mudejar ceiling.
Casa Cultural Gustavo Rojas Pinilla
This small but lovely colonial home was the birthplace of Gustavo Rojas Pinilla, who became president of Colombia in a 1953 military...
Catedral Santiago de Tunja
Catedral Santiago de Tunja on Plaza de Bolívar is Tunja’s largest church and stylistically the most complex, dating to 1554.
Cafe by day, pub by night, Pussini is the pulse of Plaza de Bolívar, an atmospheric two-level bar covered in wood, right up to the...
Santo Domingo de Guzmán
One of downtown Tunja's most popular eateries, this family-run restaurant serves traditional dishes in a homey atmosphere (hearty set...
Carrera 10 No 22-23 · interesting places nearby
Iglesia de San Francisco information
Built from 1550 to 1572, Iglesia de San Francisco boasts a splendid main retable framed into an elaborate gilded arch at the entrance to the presbytery. Note the impressively realistic sculpture of Christ (carved in 1816), Cristo de los Mártires.