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Address: Calzada de los Agustinos S/N | Centro, Acolman 55748, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Acolman Monastery 1949

I and a group of girls and our Spanish teacher from high school visited this site on our way out to the Pyramids. It had not been restored but was quaint with grayed walls. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rowlett
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and a group of girls and our Spanish teacher from high school visited this site on our way out to the Pyramids. It had not been restored but was quaint with grayed walls. The frescoes were brilliant even without restoration. It was a highlight of our trip. I will never forget the experience. We were the only ones inside... More 

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Not far from Teotihuacan, this old convent is well worth visiting. The original artwork is mostly intact.

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a small, historical church tucked away in Acolman, en route to Teotihuacan Pyramids from Mexico City. This has a rich history and seems to have historical importance in the fact that this was one of the earlier missionary sites in the area surrounded by a populace indigenous natives. The beauty of the church is reflected in the fact... More 

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Reviewed 16 April 2015

Your shouldn't skip this visit to understand the living in Mexico during those years worth the distance and you can bring a book to read at the Convent!!

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Reviewed 10 December 2013

You will be rewarded with an interesting bit of history. This convent was abandoned due to the mod and water a flood from the Texcoco lake, now mostly dry, that filled it. Unfortunately we missed the free guided visit.

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Reviewed 14 September 2011

If you saw the walls of this ex monastery ,you will be wondering how do they do it ? the width is about a feet and a half ,the views are incredible ,the Museum by itself is worth the visit . 45 min outside of the north part of Mexico City on your way to the Teotihuacan Pyramids is a... More 

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