San Carlos Convent, San Lorenzo

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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.
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  • a missed piece of the history argentina, not is can pass by Rosario without approach is to San Lorenzo and meet "the historical convent" and the field of the glory.
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  • Very good tour to learn more about san Martin. The complex is each time better, makes years was very careless, today shines by all sides. To highlight visual audio tour that tells the story of the step-by-step national hero and wing of the museums that our historic trees in the country.
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  • It is a historical place, there is much material related to the combat of San Lorenzo and General San Martín. You can see pieces that reflect customs and uses of different times. Stands out the room where he stayed the Gral. San Martín and the refectory that functioned as a hospital during the battle. A little disorganized since there are that buy them tickets in the office tourist that is to a block, of which one is whole already within the convent and there is that return to exit to buy them tickets. He complex of museums not has connection internal, by which there is that exit and do 200 meters for see the pine historical (what remains of it) e go to the another body of the Museum. When I asked the causes of combat and why Spaniards disembarked there or where he had been or if San Martin happened by chance or knew that they desembarcarían, failed to answer me. Then I found the answer in a brochure that they themselves had given me.
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  • Poor sargento Cabral who defended the life of our great dream of San Martin, this is the cemetery at the Church in the field of war:)
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  • our Argentine soil historical place a pride
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  • It is a place of glory for our country
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  • muak and muak
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  • Vamos Argentina ♡ Vamos leo messi ♡.