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Address: 2 Av. Sur at 6 Calle Oriente, Antigua, Guatemala
Phone Number: 832-0184
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Description: These ruins, like so many others in the city, are the effects of several...
These ruins, like so many others in the city, are the effects of several devastating earthquakes over the last 200 years.
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Beautiful, relaxing, interesting

Convento Santa Clara is a a beautiful and interesting place to stroll, sit, relax. Small entrance fee. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Convento Santa Clara is a a beautiful and interesting place to stroll, sit, relax. Small entrance fee. Well worth a visit.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Magical place to walk around and learn the history of the city. It is a good idea to hire a guide to explain the details.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were told to visit by a local we met in a shop. There is a nominal entrance fee. However inside is a quiet haven with some lovely gardens and the ruins which are being restored. There are narratives with photos to show the progress. Also good toilets. To visit you come past a green square where the locals go... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

No labeling or posts anywhere so you are forced to hire a guide. Only at the entrance they have a recreation of how the place was originally but no explanations at all.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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168 reviews 168 reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is hard to share how great this place is without experiencing.the ruins on the premises are hreat. The decoration simply beautiful.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

On the one hand it is serene and allows you to withdraw from the world outside and on the other from the roof allows you to be reconnected. It has good all round views, including the volcanoes, (the 'fire' volcano smoked later). Expect to disturb lessons at the Catholic school next door as the students do seem to like to... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This review is late, but as I'm planning a return to the country, this site particularly stands out in memory as one of my favorite places. Largely, it was a favorite because of the area around the fountain, which was very peaceful, and the beautiful flowers growing there. I just liked the symbolism of the new growing out of the... More 

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San Diego, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It is worth visiting for a small fee. My understanding is that is was built in the 17th century and was a place where nuns lived. The view is great from the top floor where the fountain and top of other structures are visible.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We strolled around this ruin and was interesting though we enjoyed others more such as El Convento. Still it was worth the nominal entrance fee and we had a nice afternoon

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Voronezh, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Love the site, it is very romantic and we were happy to visit it, dont miss it, nice garden on the back, lots of history...

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