Among the churches of the city of Leòn,
la Recolección is one of the most beautiful. Located on
the “banks street” and distinguished for its exquisite
cliff of stucco with a perfect Latin American baroque style, what
have taken to be considerated the one with more importance in
The first stone of this church it was placed in december 5th of 1786 by the bishop Juan Félix de Villegas, being fouded by the recoleto priests of the congrecaciòn San Francisco de Nery. Its belfry is made of quarry stone.