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Convento de San Jose - Museo Teresiano

Las Madres 4, Avila, Spain
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Ranked #13 of 29 attractions in Avila
Type: Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: Convent of San Jose The Convent of San Jose is located at Plaza de las Madres, 4. The convent if also called Convent of Las Madres and it was the... more »
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My hubby and I are Protestant so we were unfamiliar with the significance of some of the images depicted in the museum and church. We were give a brochure in English which helped.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

If you're willing to believe just about anything, enjoy the suffering of others, read Spanish and fancy some time in an underground museum, you're in luck! Otherwise, don't bother. The labels in the museum are entirely in Spanish, so if you're not that great at the language you'll struggle to make much of it.

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Sydney, Australia
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I had wanted to come here for many years. The museum is small but packed with dozens of artefacts related to La Santa Madre. It was quite something to be there. Teresa's chair, part of her habit, instruments she used to play ... However, the museum tells me where Teresa was, the Church next door tells me where she is.... More

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