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Calle Oriente and 1 Av. Sur 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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One of many ruined churches in the city, this multi-domed church is often visited by pilgrims seeking answers to their prayers from Friar Hermano Pedro, the beatified 17th-century monk buried inside.
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Calle Oriente and 1 Av. Sur 7, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church holds the tomb of the only Saint of Guatemala. There is a small museum dedicated to him also at the side of the church.

Thank rainylor
Reviewed 7 August 2017

If you are looking to learn about Antiqua Guatemalan history and see 15th Century ruins this place is a must. The sites of the Monastery ruins are spectacular. It takes about 2 hours to tour and you will not disappointed. Be sure to go into...More

Thank Cheri M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We did not go in this church but I love the facade. There is also a small handicrafts market within the grounds

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Walk to all the corners of this Beauty. Better yet go during a mass. Make sure to visit the back where there are the remains of the old church.

Thank Erudite_journey
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Not as photogenic as some of the churches but important to the local people and interesting to see the ex votos and other messages of thanks etc. worthwhile if you are Catholic/interested/have the time

Thank reins76
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Fabulous ruins & museum - $1 admission. The church & tomb area are free and impressive. Great people watching outside, especially Sunday morns.

1  Thank tedlyk
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Make sure you see the photos of this church after the 1976 earthquake. These will enhance your appreciation of this magnificent church.

1  Thank DRPLDF
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A really nice church in Antigua. It is well over 300 years old an has been lovingly maintained despite damage from many earthquakes over the years. You can see numerous patch jobs and restoration after these earthquakes but they give the churches a more genuine...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 30 May 2017

You must visit the church where the tomb of the brother Pedro is. An atmosphere of peace and tranquility is felt to be near the recliner where you pray in privacy. The garden pays tribute to such a good man of God. Hearing his bells...More

Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This beautiful church was built by Diego de Porres and inaugurated in 1702. One of Santo Hermano Pedro's miracles was that his tomb and chapel remained intact and have continued in uninterrupted operation through the centuries.It has sustained damage during several earthquakes and as you...More

1  Thank J-W
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