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Monasterio de la Candelaria, Boyaca

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Religious Site
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  • This place offers a lot of history and lovely grounds to see. I really enjoyed my time here, but I had a guide to tell me more about the history, because you're on your own from what I could tell (I c...  more »
  • Monastery is located a few minutes from ráquira, is somewhere in the middle of the nothing full of history and culture, has huge gardens which, at first glance, the attention, the story told by the guide is very interesting and transports you to 450 years ago, the entry fee is 6,000 pesos and travel includes an exhibition of antiques and relics
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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 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.
  • The candelaria monastery a very beautiful place with a very interesting story that all should know.
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  • 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; most of the rooms are 4 beds and a bathroom. The Church is beautiful and large patios make game with vegetation.
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  • It is a place very beautiful, full of history and tranquility...
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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 a great cultural richness, in five museums which possess, is the first rural monastery built in America, and dates back to 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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