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Museo Santa Clara

Carrera 8 # 8 - 91, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3376762
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A hidden gem

An incredible museum - the paintings on the ceiling and the walls are breathtaking. It's well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alaskabear2017
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Hong Kong, China
Stunningly beautiful jewel box of a church!

The Santa Clara is a stunningly beautiful jewel box of a church. Dripping in gold leaf and high... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
cvalentino
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oakland, CA USA
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carrera 8 # 8 - 91, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredible museum - the paintings on the ceiling and the walls are breathtaking. It's well preserved and user friendly, we can read about the exhibits by using the touching screen showing detailed information in English. A must visit in Bogota.

Thank alaskabear2017
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Santa Clara is a stunningly beautiful jewel box of a church. Dripping in gold leaf and high baroque ornamentations, the interior is well preserved and glows in gorgeous blues and reds from the frescoed walls. The e-tablet descriptions are helpful for details. Especially enjoyed...More

Thank cvalentino
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Ample collection of religious artwork from the colonial era with explanations. Plus the architecture is interesting.

Thank Exploring_this_world
Reviewed 19 December 2016

There is a entrance fee of COP 3,000, which is well worth it, in my opinion. It is a church with is decorated with many paintings and sculpture of saints. The walls and ceilings are covered with gold, flower motifs that are very beautiful. There...More

Thank GSNRich
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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...More

Thank Mary J
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...More

1  Thank LolaGo1
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
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
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...More

Thank palita
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
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