1 Like

Convento de San Francisco, Lima, Peru
Peru

Convento de San Francisco is the Spanish name for Saint Francis Monastery located in LimaPeru. The church was completed in 1774 and is noted for its architecture, a high example of SpanishNeoclassicism. The convent's library is world-renowned. Catacombs below the monastery contain an ossuary and are said to connect to other catacombs beneath the cathedral and other area churches.

The church and convent are part of the Historic Centre of Lima, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991.

In this church, Jude the Apostle is venerated.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monastery_of_San_Francisco,_Lima

Copyright: Thomas humeau
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5994x2997
Uploaded: 23/03/2010
Updated: 23/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: convent; san francisco; convento; lima; peru
comments powered by Disqus

Soledad church
Nuestra Senora de la Soledad church of Lima
Thomas Humeau
Convento de San Francisco, Lima, Peru
Willy Kaemena
Lima Monastery San Francisco
Museo de Sitio Bodega y Quadra of Lima
homeless station in Lima, Peru
John Sánchez
Christmas in Lima city 2009
Willy Kaemena
LIMA Parroquia del Sagrario
Matthias Kunze
Plaza Mayor
camilo torres medina
en mi sala
Christian De Lama Perez
Government Palace of Peru - The Golden Hall
Christian De Lama Perez
Centro de Convenciones Aro Romero
John Warkentin
Aurora - Docklands Melbourne, Australia
Roy Zipstein
Cathedral Rock, Sedona
Max Balyura
View from Ai-Petri
Zoran Trost
Bled Castle
Zoltan Duray
Prague Astronomical Clock
he jiye
Qianling mountain Peak wild macaques, Guiyang
B. Hamann
Im Steinkohlebergwerk Feggendorfer Stolln
John Warkentin
Old Fremantle Power Station: 2nd Level Walk Way, West Hall, Jan 8 2012
廣島 宗毅
Uyuni
B. Hamann
Schloss Bückeburg
epoca libera
Les Miserables of Athens
Igor Adamec
'Vihoraški put' hiking trail - 8
Thomas Humeau
Roche-aux-Fées (Essé)
Thomas Humeau
Historic Village of Shirakawa-gō
Thomas Humeau
Ryuokyo
Thomas Humeau
Grand Canyon East
Thomas Humeau
Musée du Louvre by night
Thomas Humeau
Taketomi Island near Ishigaki island - Okinawa, Japan
Thomas Humeau
Kurokawa Onsen
Thomas Humeau
Olaus Petri Church - Örebro, Sweden
Thomas Humeau
Lake Kinrin in Yufuin, Kyushu, Japan
Thomas Humeau
Kurokawa Onsen
Thomas Humeau
Hokan-ji Temple (Yasaka Pagoda), Kyoto, Japan
Thomas Humeau
Tokyo - Roppongi Hills Christmas Lightings - in front of Louis Vuitton shop
More About South America

South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest. To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case. The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina. Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians. Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight? I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.Text by Steve Smith.