Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco
Construction of the monastery, the city’s largest colonial structure, began only a few weeks after the founding of Quito in 1534, but...
El Museo Francisco
To the right of the Iglesia de San Francisco’s main entrance, and within the Convent of St Francis, this museum contains some of the...
Capilla de Cantuña
The Cantuña Chapel houses a small art collection from the Quito School. It’s also shrouded in one of Quito’s most famous legends, that...
Tucked into the stone arches beneath the Monastery of San Francisco, this cafe-crafts shop prepares tasty appetizers (tamales, soups,...
Plaza San Francisco · interesting places nearby
Attached to the eponymous cafe, Tianguez is a member of the Fair Trade Organization and sells outstanding crafts from throughout Ecuador.