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It was a different experience altogether I will say. I think one should take a guide to be able to really appreciate what the place is about. I of course only read the literature & then walked around which was really nice but I think...More
Try to visit during one of the night time tours. The monastery is lit by candles and very quiet. It was an ethereal experience. We went without a tour guide as there were descriptions for most rooms and it was nice to explore on our...More
If you are a photagraphy enthusiast or just appreciate beatiful surroundings this is a must for you and well worth the 11$ entrance fee. A collage of color , light ,shadows ,shapes gardens and architecture .
I visited the monestary in August. It’s gorgeous and you should lay out a good chunk of time to properly visit. You can do a self guided tour with a travel book easily or book a tour once you arrive. I think it cost $20?...More
Well worth a visit, this place was huge, and gave a fascinating view of a Spanish, Peruvian convent. Huge open courtyards surrounded by the nun’s rooms, chapels, prayer spaces and cooking facilities plus gardens a mini town. Guide information in several languages means you don’t...More
A magical place where you get to learn about Clausura ahd their history. With an extra 5 soles each with the 40 soles for the entrance (being a group) we had s guide to explain everything to us in English
We sent a couple hours here just wandering the corridors. It’s extremely beautiful on its own, but learning the history makes it even more amazing. The life of the nuns seems very difficult, and it’s crazy to think the lives they lived were so solitary...More