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Convento de las Capuchinas

Historical Site
Address: 2 Av Norte at 2 Calle Oriente, Antigua, Guatemala

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  • 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)/
  • Sheryl T
    Sheryl T
    Mahwah, New Jersey, USA
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    An intact structure

    Many of the convents and churches are crumbling, but this one at least has many of its arches still intact. The Capuchines were responsible for this structure in the colonial era.

    Reviewed on /Date(1577682627000+0800)/

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