Monasterio de Carmen Alto, Quito

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  • Take a walk through the past with this visit to the Carmel Monastery. Very few Carmel Monasteries are open for visit in the world, this provides a unique insight into the Carmelite's way of life. It a...  more »
  • A museum about a nun that became a saint. Tightly organized. Some statues with gore. The guards let you travel one way. No shortcuts Ecuador is a very catholic country.  more »
  • It is a Museum in the Centre of Quito, which keeps parts of the colonial era, as also the architecture.
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