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Exconvento de San Pablo

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Address: Hidalgo 907 e Independencia 904 | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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+52 951 501 8800

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Older structuresare integrated into modern ones by the architect Lopez

In the middleof Oaxaca a quiet extensive structure ofmuseum and the various exhibits, bar, restaurant, meeting places with WIFI.

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Mid Coast Maine, Maine

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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

In the middleof Oaxaca a quiet extensive structure ofmuseum and the various exhibits, bar, restaurant, meeting places with WIFI.

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Kutztown, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We got an English language guided tour, free. We had arranged it a few days in advance. even without the tour if you read the printed materials you will find the building has been used as a hotel and parking lot, mechanic's garage. The Harp Helo Foundation restored much of the building in the past ten years. Excavations revealed a... More 

Thank kevinmpa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

San Pablo is an amazing place to visit. There are multiple activities (concerts, exhibits) at the Museum. You can also visit its Chapter and the Library. The building is beautiful, always clean and in excellent conditions. You can also stop by the restaurant that offers a variety of Mexican-Lebanese food or have a warm traditional chocolate at the coffee shop.... More 

Thank Frida A
Wurzburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This place is thoughtfully renovated with integrates of ancient and modern architectural styles. The Ex-Convento de San Pablo was the first convent of the Dominicans in Oaxaca. You also find a rest of the first occupation of mankind in the area of the City of Oaxaca. Down earth they found rests of a building, peaces of ceramic and elaborates burials... More 

Thank ralfkrueger2211
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This thoughtfully renovated complex seamlessly integrates ancient and modern architectural styles. The complex houses exhibits, a coffee shop and is great for simply strolling and admiring.

Thank ojerio
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This little gem is actually a complex of coffee shop, restaurant, exhibit area, and museum. The exhibits there are often very specific to the indigenous and still vibrant cultures of the valley of Oaxaca. A very beautifully landscaped and lovingly restored space,

Thank ricewings
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

She thought she was going to be able to get a. Sooner she can but she stayed four years I thank goodness for a few years ago, .well she like to going back to the new one of those things

Thank Sammy C
Chapala, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Lovely remake of this church, ex-convent & grounds. Not a tremendous amount to see, but what we did see (primarily a pinata exhibit) was very good.

Thank Adee1950
Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

This small space serving a number of functions is another place to escape the bustle of the city. It's atrium is very cheery and quiet. It often has exhibits. The one I saw was a photo exhibit relating to a rediscovery of a forgotten (neglected) part of Oaxaca State I think in the mid 30's. And be sure to keep... More 

Thank Jon S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

San Pablo, which was restored as few years ago, serves as a cultural hub for the city of Oaxaca. The Harp Helu Foundation provided funding to unbury the original remaining ecclesiastical structures, and to construct extremely attractive buildings that provide space for cultural events, a café, a children's reading area, and a library that specializes in sources to study indigenous... More 

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