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Address: Polano 162 | Right in front of Plaza Anzures, Sucre, Bolivia

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Housing the oldest tree in Bolivia!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 April 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 in our translations. Short but sweet.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 and converse in English . She devoted more energy playing with her phone. What a... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 the way you're treated by the staff really ruined the experience for me. Finger snapping,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

The tour was quite interesting, although we weren't given any time to linger in the beautiful gardens & not left alone for a second. Of course I understand there are still people living there who might not want tourists roaming around. Impressive, but a bit of an overload of tortured Christ imagery for a non-religious person...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

This museum had the potential to be great with lots of beautiful courtyards and interesting artefacts. Unfortunately the staff completely ruined it. We arrived and paid quite a lot to get in we were then made to wait until the guide had finished her chat before we could go in. Once in she asked if we spoke Spanish and when... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

Tours are in Spanish (our guide was able to translate) however the guide did not seem to interested in her job, explaining but not engaging. The tree is worth seeing and walking around three times to have a wish. The exhibits are OK but nothing particularly special. When exiting the museum, walk straight ahead where you can get excellent views... More 

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2013 via mobile

When we arrived, the lady at the desk had a social talk with a friend. We waited some minutes and finally asked for a ticket. Not possible now, come back in 20 minutes, was the not so friendly answer. So we came back, and after being totally ignored for some time, we politely asked once again for tickets. Not possible... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

The lady on the desk was quite dismissive. I was asked to return in 15 minutes so went to the cafe close by then returned 20 mins later and bought a ticket. I then waited a further 15 mins before my tour started. There were some nice courtyards with fruit trees but the highlight of my visit here was seeing... More 

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