Monasterio de la Candelaria, Raquira

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#11 of 18 in Historic Sites in Boyaca Department
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  • Yes, because in reality it is a monastery, founded in 1579, beautiful, interesting to visit, with its sacred paintings, the Museum with curious objects (even the collection of old Italian lire, the Guide did not know that they are no longer in progress), the beautiful courtyard and the original cave (only part) where once lived the monks. The name desert originates from the place of the spirit but, as he confirmed the leadership, fooling many tourists who think anyway to go to visit a desert area, as initially I thought, but then I realized that it was a misunderstanding but I decided to bring Mici the same, and I would say I did well because the place is worth.
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  • 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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  • 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 »
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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.
  • It is a wonderful place that gives you peace, admiration to be in contact with nature and history of this beautiful region.
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  • An excellent place to pray and to contact with God from the silence
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  • Not I imagined the magnitude of this monastery, I was impressed by this architectural work, super recommended to visit.
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  • The candelaria monastery a very beautiful place with a very interesting story that all should know.
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