Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco de Asís
Museo de Arte Religioso
The southern side of the square is taken up by the impressive Iglesia y Monasterio deSan Franciscode Asís . Originally constructed in...
To the side of the Palacio de Gobierno on Churruca is the Coche Mambí , a 1900 train car built in the US and brought to Cuba in 1912....
Il Genio di Leonardo da Vinci
A new permanent exposition in the Convento de San Francisco de Asís' Salón Blanco (use separate entrance on the church’s south side...
Basílica Menor de San Francisco de Asís
Plaza de San Francisco de Asís' glorious church, which dates from 1738, has been reincarnated as a 21st-century museum and concert hall....
Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco de Asís information
Lonely Planet review
Built in 1739, this church/convent ceased to have a religious function in the 1840s. In the late 1980s crypts and religious objects were dug up during excavations, and many of them were later incorporated into the Museo de Arte Religioso that opened on the site in 1994. Since 2005, part of the old monastery has functioned as a children's theater for the neighborhood's young residents. Classical concerts are hosted here.