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Museo Santa Clara

Carrera 6 No. 9-77, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3416017
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Early South American Convent

The architecture and detailing inside this place is awesome, it is well signed in Spanish and there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth M
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Wow

Absolutely breathtaking. I've never seen a church so gorgeous! It's a small one but what an amazing... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
boop2008
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“church museum” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carrera 6 No. 9-77, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture and detailing inside this place is awesome, it is well signed in Spanish and there are screens with an English explanation. The contemporary installation was well worth seeing and thought provoking.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Absolutely breathtaking. I've never seen a church so gorgeous! It's a small one but what an amazing one. It's no longer a functioning church but they've preseved it so people can come and admire the interiors. Fantastic.

Thank boop2008
Reviewed September 27, 2017

This place is an Oasis of peace and beauty in downtown Bogota. Very good atention, and also affordable.

Thank robbutner74
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

You should go here no matter what. Short tour but worthwhile, once you are in you'll realize that there's more to La Candelaria than you imagine

Thank mdcperrierp
Reviewed September 6, 2017

One of the several places really worthy to visit in Bogota. Beautifully organized, very informative and greatly located in the heart of the center so makes the walk really amazing from the cathedral thru central square to the parliament via Museo Santa Clara - one...More

Thank Kaya5507
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Charming museum giving an idea of the life of a Poor Clair nun. Nice collection of art work. Look upwards at the ceiling - beautiful (but marred by a smoke detector!)

Thank Arete
Reviewed August 20, 2017

I had heard of this church's beauty, but my breath was taken away on entering. Every square inch is covered with decorative painting. In addition, there is an art piece--an installation currently on display there that, although being contemporary, really feels authentic to the experience...More

1  Thank Karin17Jack
Reviewed July 27, 2017

This is one of the earliest churches in Bogota and it's just beautiful. Now made into a museum, and the new art displayed was interesting too, and didn't interfere with the church ambiance.

Thank lauriepollock
Reviewed June 15, 2017

If you can only do one thing and one thing only in Bogota, make it a visit to the Santa Clara church museum. Although there is an entrance fee - the only church in the city that charges - it's worth every penny. You may...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed May 6, 2017

An incredible museum - the paintings on the ceiling and the walls are breathtaking. It's well preserved and user friendly, we can read about the exhibits by using the touching screen showing detailed information in English. A must visit in Bogota.

Thank alaskabear2017
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