Convento Santa Clara, Antigua

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Visit the historical Convento Santa Clara, a tourist site displaying the remains of an elaborate convent complex that once housed over 50 nuns. Originally founded in 1699, the convent suffered irreparable damage in a 1773 earthquake. Since its abandonment, the site has been moderately restored to exhibit its stone archways, church halls, and garden courtyards. Take a stroll among the colorful flowers and trickling water fountains, followed by a picnic on the grass. Keep an eye out for hidden passages and underground rooms. Put Convento Santa Clara into our Antigua tour itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The Santa Clara Convent is a beautiful site and I highly recommend a visit while in Antigua. The property is fairly small and you can see everything there is to see within an hour or two at the very m...  more »
  • The trafilam case but not regret. The Convention is not too big and still underway renowatorskie. With of upper levels you can see beautifully nearby volcanoes. Tour takes 15 or 20 minutes
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  • My personal favorite of the various ruins that we had a chance to visit in Antigua. Very nice courtyard gardens, and partially restored buildings.  more »
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  • Really worth the time to stop by here and get a feel for the scale of this convent.
  • I guess this is the most beautiful convent in this city. Very peaceful and "señorial"
  • Beautiful area to walk around, enjoy architecture, and take photos! 40Q entry fee for non-nationals.
  • Amazing place such a great garden nice place to walk a round
  • The church stands in the city center in front of the hospital church .
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