Museo de Arte Religioso Ex Convento Santa Monica, Puebla

Museo de Arte Religioso Ex Convento Santa Monica, Puebla (must see)

Have you ever been inside an ancient convent? Are you interested in finding out more about the life of nuns and their secluded environment? At the Museo de Arte Religioso you will have the chance to experience an extraordinary adventure into the hidden world of religious art and of those who contributed to its existence. Home to the museum is the Ex Convento Santa Monica, which will amaze you with its Baroque decorated entry, its kitchen, cells and its 17th century temple. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00am till 5:00pm.

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Sight Name: Museo de Arte Religioso Ex Convento Santa Monica
Sight Location: Puebla, Mexico
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums in Puebla, Part II  

Walking Tours in Puebla, Mexico

Create Your Own Walk in Puebla

Create Your Own Walk in Puebla

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Museums in Puebla, Part I

Museums in Puebla, Part I

The city of Puebla, named a World Heritage Site in 1987, is indeed worth the title and proudly lives up to it with its mesmerizing beauty engraved within its walls, houses and museums. If you really want to discover Puebla, begin with the following museum walking tour; you will definitely find the city’s history quite elaborate and fascinating.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Museums in Puebla, Part II

Museums in Puebla, Part II

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
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Travel Distance: 2.4 km
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Travel Distance: 4.5 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km