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great for photography

Beautiful mission ruins that take about 30-45 minutes to explore. Conveniently located in Antigua... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James K
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Houston, Texas
Vibrant in Antigua

This site was particularly enjoyable to enter as loaded with history and a working Convent. Best... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Teresa H
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Texada Island, Canada
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These ruins, like so many others in the city, are the effects of several devastating earthquakes over the last 200 years.
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Av. Sur at 6 Calle Oriente 2, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful mission ruins that take about 30-45 minutes to explore. Conveniently located in Antigua to walk amongst several of these sites for a day.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank James K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This site was particularly enjoyable to enter as loaded with history and a working Convent. Best done with a guide.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I love This place. It was splendid. This monastery is now in ruins, but it was very nice for all type of tourist. This is a most go place. You could see and know of history on This site. Full Recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sierrita
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The Santa Clara Convent is a beautiful site and I highly recommend a visit while in Antigua. The property is fairly small and you can see everything there is to see within an hour or two at the very most. There were earthquakes in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank appetite4trvl
Reviewed 11 May 2018

My personal favorite of the various ruins that we had a chance to visit in Antigua. Very nice courtyard gardens, and partially restored buildings.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yvr-to-yyz
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We were taken here for a quick tour of the grounds Lots to look at and another photographers dream for visual excitement.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I visited many ruins, and I really like these. The arches are amazing and the courtyard pretty. Weddings are booked here. For more info and lots of pics visit etbtravelphotography

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

While this place is not open to the public often it seems to be more marketed for weddings. I married a couple here and it was an amazing location. Plenty of room and very private and incredibly beautiful. The staff was also very accommodating. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Scott V
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Beautiful ruins with lovely gardens. Tasteful restoration work is ongoing. Easily walkable. Lovely photo opportunities.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jrmcafee
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The guide was superb in explaining the beautiful ruins as the convent was impacted by the earthquake. It was not hard to workout what it was like.There is a small garden which is well kept kept with plants and flowers.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank DavidMay1945
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