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The San Carlos Convent is located in San Lorenzo, Santa Fe, in Argentina. The battle of San Lorenzo was fought next to it, and both the convent itself and the battlefield are National Historic Monuments of Argentina.HistoryWhen the jesuits were removed from the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata, the franciscan friars moved to the chapel at San Miguel del Carcarañal. In 1790 they sought to establish another one more distant from the Parana river, and governor Félix Aldao gave them the current location. In that year they built the chapel, a well, a house for the monk appointed to it and a shed for the laborers. The shed was expanded in 1792, and the chapel was fenced. The friars finally moved to it in 1796.Manuel Belgrano visited it in 1811, in his return from the Paraguay campaign, and the chapel helped him the following year to build the "Independencia" and "Libertad" batteries at modern Rosario. José de San Martín followed a royalist ship navigating the Parana, and hid his troops inside the convent. The ship landed near the chapel, attempting to pillage it, but San Martín madea surprise attack and defeated them at the Battle of San Lorenzo. The chapel was used after the battle to give medical treatment to the injured soldiers. The chapel was also the site where Belgrano, Estanislao López and Francisco Ramírez signed an armistice in 1819.Add San Carlos Convent to your San Lorenzo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Lorenzo trip itinerary builder.
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A glimpse into Argentine fight for independence, this museum is a must if you're visiting Rosario as it is a short drive away. The battle of San Lorenzo was fought just outside this convent (with the ... more »
Recorrimos; Museo conventural San Carlos, falta guia que orienten, habia dos granaderos mas preocupados en comprar una bombilla Museo Pino historico: audiovisual interesante claro y muy buen sonido e ... more »We toured; Museum conventural San Carlos, missing Guide to orient, had two grenadiers more concerned about buying a bulb Museum pine historical: audiovisual interesting clear and very good sound and picture. Regional Museum: excellent although failure to finish, is very educational. A recognition to the guide very professional, friendly with the boys. Sanmartiniano Museum: Excellent, audiovisual, models, pictures, statues and a grenadier carrying his uniform predisposed to taking photos with pride.
lugar para visitar,es imperdible.Un pedazo de nuestra historia esta en este lugar.Recorrer el convento,el campo te paraliza,visita obligada..... more »place to visit, is not to be missed. A piece of history in this place. Visit the convent, paralyzes you, must see...
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Mfabian38By the historical events that took place in this city and that were of utmost importance for the country's independence
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