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One of the most important Franciscan edifices in the New World. The Convent of San Bernardino de Siena is a silent sentinel to the history of the early days of the Spanish conquest and the Christianization of the Maya region. Visit the museographic...more
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A beautiful old, traditional, colonial church that still holds regular services. Great for photos. Seemed to always have a service in session which was interesting to see how religion plays a role in the lives of many Mexicans.
Across the street from the Taberna de los Frailes is a large structure that had been the Convent of San Bernardino de Siena. We decided to walk around it and take a few photos while we waited for the restaurant to open. Much to our...More
We didn't enter the building, just visited its exterior. It is picturesque, but not worth an entire trip to Valladolid for. If you are there in the evening (9PM in August), there is a free "videomapping" show in which images are projected onto the walls...More
The space around the Convent is really nice to walk, very peaceful, shiny and clean, and if you seat down ( in the shade of course) you can go back a few centuries and image the scenery 400 years ago. The Church was very powerful...More
At the end of the Paseo de los frailes, downtown area, it's a nice walk through a boutique/coffee/barber shop street reminding one of the Spanish "paseo", the convent is at the end, facing a park... Really nice stroll, with a nice restaurant on the corner...More
Our hotel was right by the Convent so it was the first thing we visited in Valladolid. A very peaceful place with an interesting history. At night, the light show is in Spanish and then English. It is nothing short of spectacular! A brilliantly colored...More