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Church of St. Francis of Assisi

The origin of the Church of St Francis of Assisi and the attached convent can be traced to eight Franciscan friars, who arrived in 1517. The Friars got hold of some houses that belonged to a deceased 'Thanadar'. In it they then constructed a small chapel with three altars and a choir. A church consecrated to the Holy Ghost was built in 1521. Later, in 1661, this church was pulled down and the present church of St Francis of Assissi was built - this new church retained only the entrance of the previous church.