Detail of the Façade of Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande

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The Franciscans were among the first religious orders to arrive to Guatemala, 1530. The construction of this church began in 1579, through the centuries this building has been partially destroyed by earthquakes. This latest reconstruction began in 1960. Click here to see the entire façade of Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande.

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