San Francisco Museum and Convent (Museo Fray Pedro Gocial), Quito

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  • Entry will cost $ 2 a head and a guide will accompany you if you wish in Spanish or English. We were guided by a very nice young student who explained the history of the place and works perfectly. His compensation is at your discretion, make lie our reputation as a cheapskate you are going to visit the cloister, the Museum and the chapel very ornate and gilded way 24 carats.
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  • Went to the museum by chance, and it was totally worth it. It holds a lot of paintings and sculptures from the colonial times, which are exceptionally well conserved. We did a tour of about an hour an...  more »
  • A Museum is of colonial convent Church, keeps its atmosphere, clean, well maintained, with a beautiful exhibition ranked. The promenade on Friday by the domes is spectacular, you tranporta to a classic era, and takes you to a spectacular view of Quito. The only thing that could be improved is an interactive space for children, thus insentivar the curiosity of children by history, but their parrots and gardens give it a divine touch.
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  • It has an interesting sample of Quito work in painting and sculpture from the time of the colony.
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