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Museo de Arte Virreinal Santa Teresa

Calle Melgar 303 | Esquina calle Melgar con Calle Peral, Arequipa 04000, Peru
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Nice Experience

While everyone knows of Santa Catalina, everyone should also experience Santa Teresa. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anthony706
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Brooklyn, New York
Very Beautiful

This is a gem of a museum with ancient paintings, all original as they were shaped to fit around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nadnerb2
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Dublin Ireland
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Calle Melgar 303 | Esquina calle Melgar con Calle Peral, Arequipa 04000, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While everyone knows of Santa Catalina, everyone should also experience Santa Teresa. Very knowledgeable staff and friendly guide. It really should be on your schedule of things to see in Arequipa. It has only been open a few years, so there are not many tourists...More

Thank Anthony706
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem of a museum with ancient paintings, all original as they were shaped to fit around doors and arched ceilings. Very impressive. The is one room with original wall painting.

Thank Nadnerb2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great experience at the museum, with great art, very well kept paintings and a knowledgeable guide. Could even listen the nuns pray the angelus, while the bells of the monastery ringed at noon. Highly recommended!

Thank Claudia O
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Definitely worth a visit! Loved the afternoon we spent here, very different vibe than the larger Santa Catelina (in no way will they feel redundant if you do both). The courtyard and space are beautiful, the fact that it's less crowded allows you to enjoy...More

Thank AllisonSarah
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Full of precious objects, this monastery should not be missed. Although less well-known than Santa Catalina monastery, you should visit it because you will see the wealth in art objects that belong to this Monastery and you will learn about the Carmelite nuns who live...More

Thank Adriana V
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Ana, at the front desk was incredibly helpful. Excellent English. The tour guide had poor English. The male tour guide speaks better English - truly important to get the most of the experience. Excellent place - incredible history. We spent hours just sitting after our...More

1  Thank Golokseeker
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great staff and charming place to discover! We were not planning on visiting Santa Teresa covent as we had not heard of it before passing in front. Dennis and the lady at the ticket counter were lovely. Dennis schedule us a guided tour via email....More

Thank Frédérique D
Anacarla A, Representante del museo at Museo de Arte Virreinal Santa Teresa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you very much for your comment. It is gratifying to know that the treatment and the visit that you received was of quality. We invite you to visit our Facebook page: @MuseoDeSantaTeresa where, if you wish, you can share with us the photos of...More

Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was the only tourist in this museum when I visited. It's quiet and peaceful, a smaller version of the Santa Catalina monastery in some ways. The religious art is excellent and there's information in each room about what you're seeing. There wasn't a guide...More

1  Thank Joanne H
Anacarla A, Representante del museo at Museo de Arte Virreinal Santa Teresa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Thank you very much for your comment. It is a pleasure to know that you spend a good time in your visit to the museum. We invite you to visit our Facebook page: @MuseoDeSantaTeresa where you can share photos of your visit to the museum...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016

Small yet very interesting museum. I do recommend to take guidance service to learn more about each room in this monastery. The museum has art pieces from Cusquena Art School from 18th century. Nice central garden. If you happen to be around 12.00 you may...More

2  Thank martin r
Anacarla A, Representante del museo at Museo de Arte Virreinal Santa Teresa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Thank you very much for your comment. It is a pleasure to know that the museum met your expectations and in essence that you spend a great time in the museum. Our guides always look for more information of the museum, besides their capacitations. We...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

The guide of our walking tour suggested we go to this convent instead of the large one in the center of town. Very few visitors so we had most of the room. The ticket seller was very appreciative of the fact that we had chosen...More

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Anacarla A, representante del museo Santa Teresa at Museo de Arte Virreinal Santa Teresa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017
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Muchas gracias por sus comentario. Es de nuestro agrado saber que el museo cumplió con sus expectativas. Los invitamos a...More

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