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Museo de la Recoleta

Polano 162 | Right in front of Plaza Anzures, Sucre, Bolivia
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We had a great guide who was a novice friar He gave us a short historical summary and then we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jhudecz
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New York City, New York
Nice but not special

Duringour visit there was noguide availlable and this makes your visit less interesting, Nice... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Patricia R
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Oude-Tonge, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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“religious art” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (2 reviews)
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Polano 162 | Right in front of Plaza Anzures, Sucre, Bolivia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great guide who was a novice friar He gave us a short historical summary and then we walked around the beautiful gardens and building and church

Thank jhudecz
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Duringour visit there was noguide availlable and this makes your visit less interesting, Nice colonial items and paintings.intact rooms and historic items.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Right in the heart of Recoleta, directly on the plaza, this museum is only BS15 to enter, but you will have to wait for a tour guide, who alas, only speaks Spanish. The tour takes in the surprisingly large grounds, the cloisters, the beautiful choir...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting little place. Fun to go to if you have the time but not a 'must see/must do' thing in Sucre. Had my own private tour but in Spanish. Felt a little rushed but lots of information. Like the oldest tree and the choir area...More

Thank Eliza A
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Guests are taken on a guided tour, but unfortunately, only in Spanish. You are not allowed to roam on your own as many of the doors are locked, so the guide not only leads you from room to room, but unlocks and relocks the doors...More

Thank BudaBaB
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Like some other reviewers said, the tree on the inside is Huge!! Very cool. Overall I felt like the place was in disrepair and could use some attention. A lot of the rooms/areas were roped off and we were not allowed to see them.

Thank lmari535
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

This alone was worth the entrance fee. It's an amazing space, full of history and if you're lucky enough you'll see one of the resident fathers. The tour is only in Spanish but she was very clear and patient and confirmed if we were correct...More

Thank AnnaMation
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

A very interesting building. Had a very good guide who made the visit very enjoyable Court yards very pleasant. Museum itself has a mish mash of different artifacts

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Beautiful museum, however, you are only allowed 30mn to visit it, which we only found out because we were taking time to look at everything, to the annoyance of our guide. Also, all explanations in Spanish only, although, we became aware that she could understand...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This was a painful experience and I would not recommend the museum unless you're very, very interested in religious iconography and ephemera. They do have some nice art as well as vestments and chalices. And it's interesting that franciscan monks still live there. Nice, but...More

1  Thank International_Mel
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