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Santa Clara Convent

Avaroa Street 290, Sucre, Bolivia
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Interesting museum

There is a BS15 to visit the church, museum and cloisters, but annoyingly, they will also charge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Very interesting

I came with my friend, but a little too late, they were almost closing. It was very interesting, I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
seechzel
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Avaroa Street 290, Sucre, Bolivia

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a BS15 to visit the church, museum and cloisters, but annoyingly, they will also charge BS5 for photography. Only after you've paid the BS5 do they tell you there's no photography allowed anywhere inside, only of the cloisters and garden. Cheeky to say...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came with my friend, but a little too late, they were almost closing. It was very interesting, I liked the colonial Style. next time we come back with more time :)

Thank seechzel
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here It was really peaceful 20bolivianos for a personal tour, and photos. Pretty good The garden is beautiful

Thank kim p
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

You get a guided tour for your 15BOB. While our guide had limited English it did not distract from our experience. The cloisters and wall paintings are particularly good. Only open in the afternoon and the entrance is on Calle Calvo - photo of door...More

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful convent complex with an array of lovely religious works of art. Really interesting museum. the building itself is a fine old thick walled colonial one with the most magnificent interior courtyard which is covered in shrubs and leafy trees. You can stroll around...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a great museum and what it makes it stand out is the new part of the tour where you can enter the cloistered part of the convent - historically blocked off to outsiders - and see the uncovered wall paintings. It's incredible and...More

Thank JosephMcGhee
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The visit of Santa Clara convent was a great surprise for us. The guide was helpful (except for the paintings where he just says what's on the signs) and gave a lot of information about the convent's history. The cloister has beautiful wall paintings that...More

Thank Oliver R
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We visited Sta. Clara six years ago. This visit was much more special, after the restoration of the wall paintings in the cloister. You can almost feel the hand of the artisans who painted these lovely scenes.

Thank n2good
Reviewed 9 May 2015

The convent recently underwent restoration and is very beautiful and interesting. The very old organ in the church is amazing! Fortunately someone was practicing when we were there so we got to hear it. We had a very good guide. Costs 15 bolivianos

Thank Loroito
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

We went in the afternoon just before closing time, 1st we tried to enter via Abaroa St. then we were told to use Calvo St. entrance the lady we first approached said entrance fee was 10 Bobs, upon entering it turned out the fee was...More

Thank pepsibrutus18
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