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Historical convent

We stopped here on a guided tour of the city and were told about the history of the Santa Clara... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Usia2014
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Calgary, Canada
Very interesting

I came with my friend, but a little too late, they were almost closing. It was very interesting, I... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
seechzel
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

We stopped here on a guided tour of the city and were told about the history of the Santa Clara Convent. It was interesting to learn that it is a cloistered convent. Unfortuntely it was after hours and closed to the public so we saw...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 12 August 2017

There is a BS15 to visit the church, museum and cloisters, but annoyingly, they will also charge BS5 for photography. Only after you've paid the BS5 do they tell you there's no photography allowed anywhere inside, only of the cloisters and garden. Cheeky to say...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

I came with my friend, but a little too late, they were almost closing. It was very interesting, I liked the colonial Style. next time we come back with more time :)

Thank seechzel
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here It was really peaceful 20bolivianos for a personal tour, and photos. Pretty good The garden is beautiful

Thank Kemwque
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

You get a guided tour for your 15BOB. While our guide had limited English it did not distract from our experience. The cloisters and wall paintings are particularly good. Only open in the afternoon and the entrance is on Calle Calvo - photo of door...More

Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful convent complex with an array of lovely religious works of art. Really interesting museum. the building itself is a fine old thick walled colonial one with the most magnificent interior courtyard which is covered in shrubs and leafy trees. You can stroll around...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a great museum and what it makes it stand out is the new part of the tour where you can enter the cloistered part of the convent - historically blocked off to outsiders - and see the uncovered wall paintings. It's incredible and...More

Thank JosephMcGhee
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The visit of Santa Clara convent was a great surprise for us. The guide was helpful (except for the paintings where he just says what's on the signs) and gave a lot of information about the convent's history. The cloister has beautiful wall paintings that...More

Thank Oliver R
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We visited Sta. Clara six years ago. This visit was much more special, after the restoration of the wall paintings in the cloister. You can almost feel the hand of the artisans who painted these lovely scenes.

Thank n2good
Reviewed 9 May 2015

The convent recently underwent restoration and is very beautiful and interesting. The very old organ in the church is amazing! Fortunately someone was practicing when we were there so we got to hear it. We had a very good guide. Costs 15 bolivianos

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