Convento de San Francisco
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Plaza Mayor 25 de Mayo · interesting places nearby
Convento de San Francisco information
Off the southwest corner of Plaza Mayor 25 de Mayo are the ruins of the 17th-century Convento de San Francisco, within which stands the 19th-century faro . The lighthouse provides an excellent view of the old town.