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El Museo de Las Conceptas

142 Reviews

El Museo de Las Conceptas

142 Reviews
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pfefmeister wrote a review Jan 2020
San Francisco, California2,072 contributions588 helpful votes
It doesn’t look like much behind the solid white wall of stucco, but once inside, it surprised us with an interesting display of how life was for nuns. A self-guided tour through two floors was eye opening for those women who dedicated their lives to Christ. We especially liked the elaborate nativity scenes. The place needs funds to maintain the upkeep, so do add this to your list of places to visit. It is worth t.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Carol L wrote a review Oct 2019
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I wouldn't call this a "must," but it is a fascinating place to visit if you're interested in historical things.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Miguel P wrote a review Jul 2019
Boston, Massachusetts48 contributions14 helpful votes
Also a must visit in Cuenca. This 400 plus years old building its very well preserved and you can imagine how the nuns had to be living there.
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Date of experience: June 2019
Michel W wrote a review Apr 2019
Brussels, Belgium417 contributions54 helpful votes
Though O had visited before, I come back always with pleasure. The building is a testimony of the past but also a view of nuns life still present just on the other side of its building walls. We will get familiar of monastic life but also see many interesting objects, not only religious ones.
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Date of experience: April 2019
450ginog wrote a review Mar 2017
Santodomingo45 contributions8 helpful votes
This museum is located in the very same place where a group of nuns make a life sacrifice secluded from the outside world and live in constant prayer making beautiful arts and crafts and special sweets for sale. The museum also houses an impressive collection of historical relics, paintings and amazing religious items from the past. A worthy visit indeed.
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Date of experience: May 2016
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