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Monasterio de la Candelaria, Boyaca

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  • Place very quiet in the middle of the desert that is located in this place, that living Boyacá, come to visit us
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  • This monastery is located in the desert of la Candelaria 8 kilometres of Ráquira and thirty of Villa de Leyva. The monastery was founded in 1604. In the altar of the Church can be seen an altarpiece painted on a piece of Cedar representing the Virgin of Candelaria. In him claustre we can see some paintings of Vasquez Ceballos and a few antiques. It is a place where you can stay at the Posada San Agustin in clean rooms where reigns calm. Feel free to stroll in the surrounding area.
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  • We passed by Candelaria and we saw the monastery, it is a very nice and careful religious place, inside there is a museum with guide in which the input cost $6000 per person, they tell the story of the recollects agistinianos, construction and refurbishment of the facilities and the cave of the hermits. A little expensive for what you see but very nice.
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  • This monastery has a little museum, it shocked me to see the tools they used to inflict pain to themselves as a way to "punish the flesh". Thanks God times have changed.
  • 20 minutes of Ráquira, this large and beautiful shrine makes you to feel at home. The place is too cozy, the service is very good, they have restaurant and a large fireplace; the majority of the rooms are of 4 beds and a bathroom. The Church is beautiful and large patios make game with vegetation.
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  • SITE of interest tourist the monastery of the desert of La Candelaria is located 6 kilometres from Ràquira Boyacà, for the road that leads to Guachetá. This monastery houses in its interior a great wealth cultural, in those five museums that has, is the first monastery rural built in America, and data of 1604. It has a beautiful church and its altar is bathed in gold, also offers hotel and restaurant services. This is one of the sites Ràquira Boyacà tour
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  • Quiet, nice and cosy.
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  • The cute candelari the terio a very beautiful place with a very interesting story that all should know.
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