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Address: Jardin Juarez, Ote. | Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico
Phone Number: 492-923-2089
Description: Formerly known as the Museum of Viceregal Art, this early 18th-century...
Formerly known as the Museum of Viceregal Art, this early 18th-century convent located in Guadalupe, a small suburb of Zacatecas, is now a museum with an impressive collection of religious art.
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This is a treasure. Walk among the ancient paintings and architecture of this world heritage site. I would recommend an English guide if you do not read and speak Spanish since... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
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Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a treasure. Walk among the ancient paintings and architecture of this world heritage site. I would recommend an English guide if you do not read and speak Spanish since there are no translations on the works of art. The exterior and interior are wonders in craftsmanship.

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Loreto, Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

As I'd been studying the painting techniques of this period I was fascinated by the collection. Many pieces were painted for the church, with original frames built to fit around the halls, doorways and arches. You can compare the treatment of similar subject matter of various styles/times. The "choir loft" is great...the day we were there it was open. The... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

this is a san franciscan convent very well kept and very big evrething is worthed, please take your time, we have to leave and we regret have missed, the rest of the museum

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Manhattan, KS
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123 reviews 123 reviews
30 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

A fascinating collection of baroque religious art. Ask someone (they are happy to share!) to explain to you how the skillful use of perspective was used to create various illusions in the paintings in the main courtyard. Do not forget to ask to see the "coro" (choir loft), because it was just recently restored. They will need to unlock the... More 

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