Basilica Menor de San Lorenzo, Santa Cruz

Basilica Menor de San Lorenzo, Santa Cruz

Located in the Plaza 24 de Septiembre, the original Basilica Menor de San Lorenzo was erected in 1605. However the building that we see today dates from 1845 and was consecrated only in 1915. It is a typical eclectic style and impresses with its stunning arches, ornaments, woodwork on the ceiling, and the silver-plating around the altar. The belfry of the basilica offers amazing views over the city.

The admission fee: Bs. 3.

Operation hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10 am – noon, 4 pm – 6pm.

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Sight Name: Basilica Menor de San Lorenzo
Sight Location: Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Landmarks Walk in Santa Cruz  

Walking Tours in Santa Cruz, Bolivia

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