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Hidden Gem

We sought out this place after reading TA reviews and we were not disappointed. A couple of things... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
betterthanwork
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Nottingham, England
Historical Monastery

Santa Clara Monastery played an important role in securing funding for Columbus' plans to sail west... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
CFofLL
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Fredericton, Canada
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27 Jun 2017
“Hidden Gem”
17 Jun 2017
“Historical Monastery”
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

We sought out this place after reading TA reviews and we were not disappointed. A couple of things to be aware of - the guide, lovely as he was, spoke in Spanish, so it was difficult to understand everything, despite my reasonable knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

Santa Clara Monastery played an important role in securing funding for Columbus' plans to sail west to get to "India". The Abbess at the time happened to be the Aunt of King Ferdinand who Columbus lobbied to ask her nephew and his wife to fund...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a fantastic museum - you can really feel the presence of Christopher Columbus and his time. Love the place!

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

Columbus is said to have spent the night of his return from his first expedition in1493 in prayer at this lovely convent, in fulfilment of the promise he made during the voyage. According to Francisco, the amazing guide, he had a strong connection with the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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