Convent of San Francisco - Cartagena de Indias

Situated on the other side of the Chemin des Martyres, so close to the Conventions Center of Cartagena, the convent or church of San Francisco is now a small commercial center where many activities happen since its position in Getsemani.

The construction of this convent or monastery was realized in 1555 by Fray Pedro of Iglesia, but in 1559, French pirates destroyed it and was abandoned by the religious, it’s only in 1560 that this convent was finished. This site was also a link for inquisitors that arrived in Cartagena in 1610.





How to visit the Convent or church of San Francisco?
- Cartagena city tour

- Chiva tour

- Carriage special tour




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