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Address: Carrera 8 # 8 - 91, Bogota, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 1 3376762
09:00 - 05:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Catholic art in downtown

One of the most awesome places in the city, is absolutely beautiful and you can find a lovely architecture

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
Schneur ZALMAN B
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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the museum as we were told it is the oldest cathedral here. It is beautiful and the ceiling is really unique. There were various visual stations where we could read and understand the displays. All the statues were kept in good condition and were well maintained.Only complaint is the presence of some modern art - the nest, wetlands... More 

Thank Mary J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 527 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in front of this museum during our Free Walking Tour offered by the Tourist Office. Our Tour Guide briefly explained its history, particularly the construction materials used. It peaked my interest and decided to visit it after the walk. I was surprised to learn that only the ground floor have art works on display. I thought there would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

One of the most awesome places in the city, is absolutely beautiful and you can find a lovely architecture

Thank Schneur ZALMAN B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Personally I enjoyed this more than the famed Gold Museum. The interior is both beautiful and interesting, with high-tech touch screens that provides information on the art and crypt in the church.

Thank Travelhui
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

It was the Cloister Church,from the Clarisas in the 17 th century! So there is still the old confesional boxes,the choir loft,where the nuns were hidden from public! Great colonial paintings in the walls,the golden altar,with a beautiful triptic! And what I like the most,between the ceiling's beats fantastic hand painting from Flora and fauna! Ask the guide for it... More 

Thank palita
Bogota, Colombia
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

It is worthy to visit, the church is very well preserved, the building has exceptional spatial qualities, it is possible to watched some unveiled frescos, also the baroque interior is unique.

Thank German R
Miami, Florida
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

This place, although small, was spectacular with elaborate displays of gold altar backdrops and pulpit, beautiful Spanish Moorish ceilings and beautiful religious art. It costs less than a dollar to get in but leaves you in awe.

Thank Oscar M
Bogota, Colombia
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Elaborate, over-the-top gold plated interior well worth seeing, Modern art exhibits rotate inside and the contrast of old and new make this space special. Some of the exhibitions are hit or miss, but when they are on, it is a must see. Museo Santa Clara faces government buildings, so a quick inspection at the guard post is required before entering.

Thank brentclermont
Bogota, Colombia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Lovely interior, so many religious paintings, it's mostly a museum of religious art, they had a guide that was very well informed and spoke brush English and Spanish, really nice but simple, they have a lot of information available and the entrance is fairly cheap

Thank Camila K
San Francisco Peninsula
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250 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Well worth seeking out, although it required getting through police/military guards as it is across from the presidential home. Every inch of wall and ceiling is painted or has paintings, from wall frescos to more recent painting in gold and deep red, the ceiling is beautiful, and religious paintings cover the walls. It was free. I saw a tour being... More 

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