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Convent de San Bernardino de Siena, Valladolid
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Convent de San Bernardino de Siena stands as Xochimilco's cultural and historic center. An old parish church built in the 16th century over a pre-Hispanic temple, the convent features a simple beige stone wall façade, long corridors of thick arches, and a grass courtyard. Inside stands a towering altar lavished in gold decoration and religious icons. Observe numerous old paintings and frescos hanging throughout. Head up to the organ loft or bell tower for encompassing views of the plaza. A nighttime light show tells town's history accompanied by a light projection on the church's façade. Plan your Convent de San Bernardino de Siena visit and explore what else you can see and do in Valladolid using our Valladolid itinerary planner.
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  • If like to visit historical sites of the city, is place is recommended, exudes peace and you can see the customs of the Spanish era.
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  • Walk through the convent free of charge. It is at the end of the famous walk of the friars (beautiful architecture). Nice view of the plaza from the second floor. In the plaza in front of the convent,...  more »
  • A cultural visit very interesting to see the architecture of the settlers now is a church. Visit your beautiful garden and see the Ferris wheel that extracted water from the cenote. Small museum with parts recovered from the interior of the cenote
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  • This is a really beautiful old church with some nice alters inside. The grounds are really beautiful.
  • This place is highly overrated. Roy's review is correct. The rooms are empty and they charge money for the visit. You are better off seeing the exterior from the square.
  • Interesting place, rich with history. A little lacking in information around the place to know more, but well worth a visit.
  • The city is inviting everyone for free to come and see the history of this beautiful place. A spectacular show screen every night on the walls of the Convento.
  • valladolid very saddly city a lot of suicides in this town