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San Jeronimo Convent (ruins), Antigua

San Jeronimo Convent (ruins), Antigua

Initially a school built in the first half of the 18th century by the Catholic order of the Mercedarians, San Jeronimo is nothing more than a large ruin – but a spectacular one at that. With its well-kept gardens woven between the huge blocks of fallen masonry and crumbling walls, it seems to be popular with local couples and is regularly used as a site for classical music concerts. You can still climb several stairways, which allow a good view from the top towards the central courtyard and its water fountain, with the majestic Agua Volcano in the background. Note that a small fee may apply.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 9am–5pm

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San Jeronimo Convent (ruins) on Map

Sight Name: San Jeronimo Convent (ruins)
Sight Location: Antigua, Guatemala
Sight Type: Religious
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