Iglesia de San Francisco de Asís

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Built by the local marquis in the late 17th century, Yavi’s intriguing church – one of northern Argentina's most fascinating – preserves stunning altarpieces in sober baroque style, covered in gold leaf and adorned with excellent paintings and sculptures, mostly from the Cuzco School. The translucent onyx windows also stand out.

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1. Casa del Marqués Campero

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Alongside the house of the marquis who built Yavi's church in the late 17th century is this museum. It displays beautifully restored furniture, exhibits…