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Convento de las Capuchinas

Address: 2 Av Norte at 2 Calle Oriente, Antigua, Guatemala
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    • LuizDutraNeto
      LuizDutraNeto
      Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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      At the ruins of the 18th century Capuchin's church and convent in Antigua ...

      The first Capuchin nuns came from Madrid and the construction of the "Iglesia y Convento de las Capuchinas" in Antigua started in 1731. It was consecrated in 1736 and abandoned after the terrible eart...

      Reviewed on /Date(1597835022000+0800)/
    • TimDore
      TimDore
      Keizer, Oregon, USA
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      The back stories of how girls got here was very interesting!

      As part of our Blue Planet tour we visited Capuchinas Convent. It was very interesting to hear how pregnant girls were brought here and also how girls became nuns if they were the youngest daughter, e...

      Reviewed on /Date(1583417036000+0800)/
    • murali8121
      murali8121
      Kochi (Cochin), India
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      Capuchinas Convent, Antigua - Guatemala

      The Capuchinas convent was constructed in 1736 but like many other structures in antigua, this was also got damaged in two quakes in 1751 and 1773. This was abandoned in 1773 under orders from the the...

      Reviewed on /Date(1580990613000+0800)/
    • verdantheart
      verdantheart
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      Nice, not much didactic. Don't miss the lower ambulatory!

      It has been several years since I had toured these ruins. The only guide is the map in the first room, so study it carefully! Lovely photo opts. Do not miss the round room beneath the Nun's tower: sin...

      Reviewed on /Date(1580085788000+0800)/
    • Szabin
      Szabin
      London
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      Nice

      A few blocks away from the central park. There is admin fee, like $5 or something. I’m not sure about the opening time.

      Reviewed on /Date(1579588013000+0800)/

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