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Santa Teresa Convent Museum - Convento Museo Santa Teresa, Potosi
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Lovers of religious art will be fascinated by Santa Teresa Convent Museum - Convento Museo Santa Teresa, a convent begun in the late 17th century and now standing as a museum documenting its history. A small community of nuns still resides at the convent; they're responsible for the restoration of the building and its transformation into a museum. Guided tours in both English and Spanish take you through the history of the convent, including how wealthy girls as young as 15 would join. Look out for the convent's colonial and religious artworks, including an ornate carving of Madonna by sculptor Alonso Cano. Plan to visit Santa Teresa Convent Museum - Convento Museo Santa Teresa during your Potosi vacation using our convenient Potosi family vacation planner.
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Le titre (car la guide a un petit panier avec une dizaine de Clefs,pour chaque porte qu'elle ouvre puis referme derrière elle au fur et à mesure de la visite). Usine à hostie,Beau patio,Différentes sa... read more »The title (because the guide has a small basket with ten keys, for every door it opens then closes behind it as the visit). Plant host, nice patio, different rooms of the convent beautiful and well preserved.show original
Muito interessante conhecer a vida das Carmelitas. Mostra bem objetos e a forma de vida das famílias na época da riqueza de Potosí. Tem um acervo enorme de objetos, roupas, quadros e utensílios da vid... read more »Very interesting to discover the life of the Carmelites. Shows objects and the way of life of the families at the time of the wealth of Potosí. Has a huge collection of objects, clothing, and utensils of the religious life. Well worth the ride.show original
Visita muito interessante e mostra em detalhes a vida solitária das irmãs carmelitas, que sendo a segunda filha de famílias ricas eram obrigadas a seguir este caminho. Acerto histórico muito grande e ... read more »Visit very interesting and shows in detail the lonely life of the Carmelite Sisters, that being the second daughter of wealthy families were required to follow this path. Historic setting and always connected to the history of Potosi.show original
Gustavo MirandaThe experience was prettyshow original
Soledad MamaniSo much history in every corner of this great Museum.show original
Laura Abigail Aracena PerezI like it. Their massesshow original
Edson Segovia OrtegaFantasticshow original
Richard QuisbertReally very full, you may feel like they lived in those yearsshow original
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