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Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan

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Very interesting

There is some information in English in the museum which is an added bonus. A really interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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The Franciscan convent with olive trees

Dated back to 1531, the Franciscan convent is now a building located next door to the local church... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

There is some information in English in the museum which is an added bonus. A really interesting place to walk around. I suggest a bit of Wikipedia reading before the visit to get the most out of it. The two churches in the complex are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Dated back to 1531, the Franciscan convent is now a building located next door to the local church. Renovated a few years ago is open to visitors as a local museum of art & history that shows the volcanic rocks with petroglifs on the front...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alfredo-Tourguide
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had two children tell us the story of the construction and background to this building and its surrounding grounds. Extremely interesting. The Jesuit priest who founded the church was a very progressive individual who respected and sought to care for the earthly needs of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cmbtraveller
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This is an area with less known history and it is well worth becoming acquainted with, History and present day too, with the market located right in front in the courtyard.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Wendyk9
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The location is right behind the crafts market , property itself is very nice , the museum is also very nice and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank sergiorms
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I really liked it I thought it was wonderful it's amazing to see all the olive trees that they planted way back in the day it also has some really nice churches you will enjoy them

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AriPadilla
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We walked into a beautiful and traditional kitchen as the visit began and the rest of the convent was well reconstructed to give the story an authentic feeling. It was a nice surprise! Have to try the gorlitos with toppings of fish, cactus, peppers or...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This museum is located right in the heart of the Atrio de los Olivos de Don Vasco... Entrance fee is less than one dollar and the value of the visit: priceless!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Sergio G
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Day of the Dead Celebration in the Tzintzuntzan Convento .... epic!! Everything was lit up with candles and there was a huge street market outside with wonderful food and handcrafts. Nice to see the mix of the true mestizo tradition of Day of the Dead!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We visited the convent as part of the birthdate celebration of a dear friend. The convent is well maintained and very interesting, it is definitely a good idea to hire a guide, you will enjoy a wonderful place just a few minutes from Patzcuaro

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank josepB7825KI
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