Iglesia de San Francisco

Church in Santa Marta

Dating from 1597, the squat Iglesia de San Francisco is little more than its colonial facade these days due to recurring earthquakes and fires over the centuries. Its interior currently dates from 1963 and is nothing special to look at. Taken over by the English during their late-17th-century occupation of the city, the church was once used as an aristocratic ladies' prison.

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