Convento Santa Clara, Antigua

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#6 of 14 in Historic Sites in Antigua
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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  • 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 »
  • We were taken here for a quick tour of the grounds Lots to look at and another photographers dream for visual excitement.  more »
  • This convent in very interesting to explore. You can imagine how it was the cloister, the courtyards and cells of the nuns. It is beautiful.
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  • 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.
  • The church stands in the city center in front of the hospital church .
  • Amazing place such a great garden nice place to walk a round
  • Beautiful
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