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Address: Av. Sur at 6 Calle Oriente 2, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Phone Number: 832-0184
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These ruins, like so many others in the city, are the effects of several...

These ruins, like so many others in the city, are the effects of several devastating earthquakes over the last 200 years.

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Wow...the love and care that made this enormous facility

I had no expectation of this facility, and was completely blown away by the beauty of these ruins. Amazing. Worth a visit to tour inside

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
donna s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no expectation of this facility, and was completely blown away by the beauty of these ruins. Amazing. Worth a visit to tour inside

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Providence, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very peaceful grounds and gardens. A great place to relax and and take pictures. Let you mind wonder back a few hundred years...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a beautiful day roaming about the old convent. It's peaceful, full of history and a nice oasis in the middle of a busy city. I definitely recommend this if you like to freely poke around old buildings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The ruined arches make fascinating photos, but every corner seems to have a picture-worthy view. The entry fee is 10Q so it's worth going just to take photos.

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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The Santa Clara Convent ruins and the San Francisco Cathedral are well worth a visit for he beautiful architecture that was and some of it still is. There is a chocolate shop there that sells locally made candies that we wish we could go back to and buy some more.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Of all the historical buildings to tour in Antigua, this was my favorite. Very well cared for and beautiful. Great way to spend an hour.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Really nice heritage ruin. There is a very nice muzeum inside as well. Small entrance fee but defibatley worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

this place will take you back in time as soon as you walk through the doors, nice place to take pictures...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Went here for a wedding. It was spectacular. The ceremony was where the chapel used to be and the cocktail hour was in the pation around the fountain. Absolutely beautiful. Not much to do, but beautiful pictures and lots of history. Very peaceful place.

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Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Santa Clara convent was built at the end of XVII century in Antigua Guatemala. The place were inaugurated January 14th 1700 by a group of nuns that came from Puebla, México. In 1715 the convent's church was consecrated. But in 1717 an earthquake damaged the building. This is one of the largest convents in Antigua, and the largest of the... More 

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