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Convento Las Claras

Address: Calle Santa Clara 2, Salamanca, Spain
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Ranked #16 of 50 Attractions in Salamanca
Type: Architectural Buildings, Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks

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New York
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284 reviews 284 reviews
44 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice exterior but not much to see inside as it is the local library' not sure why this is on the must list

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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154 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The outside of this building is quite plain but once inside, there are multiple reasons to be awed by the art and architecture. The altar is the centerpiece.

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Birmingham
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32 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This convent has a rather strange set-up. A very friendly woman shows people around but you can only get in every hour or so. The lady escorts you to various parts and then lets you look around yourself or at times accompanies you. There are lots of wonderful things in this convent including medieval wall frescoes which were discovered relatively... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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122 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We visited this during our recent trip to Salamanca. At first, when we turned up, we couldn't work out how to get in, even although there was a timetable of guided tours (they seem to run over 50 minutes from 9.30 when they're open). Another visitor managed to find a nun and we were able to go on the tour.... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

It is sort of tricky to find the place, even more so to get inside, as it is an actual convent, so they have a very strict schedule of admission. Nevertheless, once you manage to get inside, you would not regret it, a huge collection of dolls and figurines is delightful, and this alone justifies the very modest price they... More 

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