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Museo de los Descalzos

Calle Manco Capac 202-A Alameda de los Descalzos, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4810441
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If you are into art, this is the way to go

We came to this site expecting a tour around a Franciscan convent. For SOL 14 or USD 5 (two... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
Ignacio G
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Santiago, Chile
via mobile
Impressed

The Museum is located in Rimac a neighborhood close to downtown but you will need transportation to... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2015
teresa3000
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Pennsylvania
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18 Apr 2016
“If you are into art, this is the way to go”
9 Dec 2015
“Impressed”
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Calle Manco Capac 202-A Alameda de los Descalzos, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We came to this site expecting a tour around a Franciscan convent. For SOL 14 or USD 5 (two tickets - cash only) we were able to access 4 of the 7 sections that comprise this Franciscan compound. The other 3 are inhabited by, well,...More

Thank Ignacio G
Reviewed 9 December 2015

The Museum is located in Rimac a neighborhood close to downtown but you will need transportation to get there. The Alameda is right in front of the museum but is undergoing renovation. My advise is that you stay within the museum property and do not...More

Thank teresa3000
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This old monastery is off the main tourist track and has had very little renovation. Great! You can really get into the atmosphere of a centuries-old religious building and monastic life. We arrived at 10.00 am and had a guided tour all to ourselves. Colonial...More

1  Thank Avechaser
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Not your usual tourist attraction area as this is located in Rimac, very close to downtown Lima but may not be in your tour guide places to visit. This was the Franciscan order of barefoot monks that usually work in the Rimac area at that...More

3  Thank Estela S
Reviewed 14 February 2013

The Convento is located in Rimac, a neighborhood that is usually considered not suitable for tourists, although a few minutes from Lima's Historic Center. It is very easy to get by taxi - just check any online map - and worthwhile the visit. The Convento's...More

3  Thank Fabio F
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Located in the Rimac district of Lima, this convent/church has plenty of history, it is more than 300 years old!. I visited it with my 14 and 9 years old kids and they were very interested with all the paintings, furniture, history and environment that...More

3  Thank manpvr
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