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Worth the wait

If you are lucky enough to find the door open and a nun who is available it is well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
Tony C
Seville, Spain
Lovely place

The walk up the hill is well worth it to get to this place. It's very peaceful and beauty inside... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Feb 8, 2018
“Worth the wait”
Apr 5, 2017
“Lovely place”
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

If you are lucky enough to find the door open and a nun who is available it is well worth a visit. The interior and the religious artefacts are splendid. The problem apparently can be getting inside as the opening times are very flexible. You...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tony C
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

The walk up the hill is well worth it to get to this place. It's very peaceful and beauty inside. Also nuns sell food and gifts at the entrance

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ScottishTemplar
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Monasterio de la Encarnación So when you are coming down the staircase of the Iglesia Colegial you have on the other side of the street the “Monasterio de la Encarnación”, just on the moment that we are moving towards the Convent entrance to make the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I didn't go inside, but I did see the outside of the building. It is on top of a hill and there are great views of the entire city and beyond. Worth a stop if you are driving by!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sarango2
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

We never got through the door. Rang the bell three times and nobody answered until I realised the door was not locked - pushed it open to find one of the guides from the collegiate church was talking to the nun behind the desk. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank SJ J
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Out of season, so we had to ring a bell for the nuns to come open the door to let you in, as the only tourists in town, we felt we couldn't disturb people so sadley never got through the door

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Heather G
Reviewed June 8, 2016

After spending about 10 minutes trying to gain admittance we were finally let in and given a splendid tour by a Colombian nun. It was worth the wait as the contents were just so over-the-top, from gold ornaments and gold leaf altars to intricate dolls'...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 899georgeg
Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

The opening hours for the guided tours do not appear to conform to the information provided!We were there on a Sunday & only later were we allowed a visit after the church had contacted the nuns by phone! There are 15 nuns living, praying &...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank TurnipTownsend
Reviewed November 6, 2015

The nuns who live here and guide visitors around the complex, wanted to show us all their beautiful religious artefacts whereas we really wanted to look at the painted tiles that decorate the lower walls of the cloister and on the staircase. Some of the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Clinor
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We drove off the main highway and visited a couple of little towns and were so happy we did. This is worth visiting. Ithere is more to Spain then the bigger cities!!!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Rochelle C
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