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The remains of the first hospital in the new world built by Europeans. It's a br away from other attractions and we came to it on the Road train tour. It's difficult to imagine it as a hospital and in truth we took a quick...More
Located a bit away from the cathedral are the ruins of what is supposedly the first "hospital" in the "New World." It's really hard to imagine as the heavy stone seems more likely to have been a church. Either way, there are generally tour guides...More
Being in the area and seeing first hand, you just wonder what type of treatments people underwent here in the late 1400's. Leaching, bloodletting, cauterization etc. Eerie feel. Amazing the ruins are still there.
It was an awe inspiring experience to be here at this ancient hospital and feel its history ! We spent a while taking a closer look at these ruins. It was just amazing to see these partially preserved ruins and it was as spectacular as...More
Built in 1508 and destroyed by earthquake latter and not rebuilt. Interesting site with lots of ruins, easy walk around to see the area.
Quite large with 2 floors, our guide gave a lot of information on its buildings and use
Kind of in the same area as the Monasterio de San Francisco, you can make this part of your ruins tour of the Zona Colonial. It's surrounded by a fence with an adjacent car park which I suspect you could probably walk through if you...More
When you walk these streets, many relics of ancient times remain including this standing structure that once represented an ancient church. Damaged by earthquake, the church was rebuilt adjacent lot and kept the remaining remnants as reminder and history marker. Very nice.