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- Localyte author: ulises abrego
- SAN FRANCISCO CHURCH OF THE MOUNTAIN This historic landmark founded in 1621, was declared "National Heritage" in 1939, and is currently under study for inclusion as "Cultural Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO. Location Crossing the Bridge of the Americas and after traveling 270 kms find the city of Santiago, 17 km of this town is the town of San Francisco Mountain in the province of Veraguas. The site where is located the community and their church is in a wet and wild region, whose phenomena could influence the emergence of abundant rain and water courses which give the name of "Veraguas. He was a missionary of the Dominican Order and Fray Pedro Gaspar Rodríguez Valdez, who in 1621 founded the town of San Francisco of the Aboriginal Guaimí Mountain area, making it one of the richest towns of this region because of its proximity to major gold mines that became known as the Potosi region of the mainland. the temple remains within Spanish colonial baroque style with unique carvings in this region is one of the first such contruccionesde within the isthmus of Panama, known as castile antiguamete gold.
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