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Historic atmosphere and space with small museum stuff

For only 2 € you can enter the convent and visit the 2 patios and see some exhibition about the... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
Dr Hermann Jose... T
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Tubingen, Germany
Peaceful former convent

A visit to Garachico is not complete without going to this peaceful cloister with its Canarian pine... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
143sallyk
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

For only 2 € you can enter the convent and visit the 2 patios and see some exhibition about the history of Garachico and a geological collection.

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

A visit to Garachico is not complete without going to this peaceful cloister with its Canarian pine pillars and collection of seashells. Some of the carvings on display were not altogether suitable for a monastery.

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Entering this convent, means entering a place of rest and quietude. Nice original building with a well-equipped exposition hall. We visited an interesting exhibition about endemic plants of the Canary Islands.

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Reviewed March 8, 2017

We were dropped off here by the land train. The church is situated in a plaza , surrounded by shops and houses. Inside there is an art gallery and a history of the building. Information is given in several languages making it easy to read...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2017

It was 2 euros to go in and yes it was very lovely inside, nice and cool too, the building really is worth seeing but there was nothing of interest in the exhibits for me. But do go, its worth the small entrance fee if...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2017

And at 2Euros entry worth it. OK the interior is opem with two courtyards and an upstairs gallery. However there were displays of old photos of Garchico from the late C19 and early C20 with Spanish/ English texts; upstairs and excellent art exhibition by a...More

1  Thank phinaeus
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

Since there are not so many attractions in Garachico this is probably a place you also end up during your visit to this town. Small entrance fee, typical Canarian style building with inside patio (cypresses and grass) and wooden balconies. A few exhibition rooms and...More

1  Thank vivian L
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

This is an interesting and pleasant building, nice and shaded if it is a hot day. There are geological exhibits, with information on how Garachico was affected by the eruption of 1706, and a display of various mineral rocks from around the world; there is...More

1  Thank M1DXB
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Reviewed March 30, 2016

For an entrance fee of 2 euros there is a detailed display regarding the volcanic eruptions that have helped shape this little town. It is in Spanish but is pretty self explanatory. There is also an amazing collection of fossils and shells from all over...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2016

Well worth the two euros to enter! This is a lovely old convent with internal courtyards and suspended wooded balconies. There are many old and interesting photos from the last 150 years of Canarian history. Not more than 15 minutes to take in the lot,...More

Thank Kathleen L
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