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Museo de Arte Colonial y Religioso La Merced

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awesome church in business district of cali near intercontinental hotel

directly in front of this church across the street is an awesome school for actors and actresses... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
titotorbellino
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Cali, Colombia
Very beautiful area

You can feel transported several centuries back. It is the historical place of Cali, very... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
PedroR2360
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Costa Rica
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19 Aug 2018
“awesome church in business district of cali near intercontinental hotel”
14 Apr 2018
“Very beautiful area”
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Carrera 4 No 6-117, Cali 760045, Colombia
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

directly in front of this church across the street is an awesome school for actors and actresses. if you want to see beautiful people and talent, I recommend coming here and chatting up the Colombians. you wont regret your experience here .

Thank titotorbellino
Reviewed 15 April 2018

You can feel transported several centuries back. It is the historical place of Cali, very beautiful, very safe to walk around. Close to this place the best pandebonos of Cali.

1  Thank PedroR2360
Reviewed 6 March 2018

La Merced, right in the center of the city, is part of the very traditional historical atractions that Cali has to offer its visitors. It is filled with very nice architectural designs and stories that will make your imagination fly. This place was once a...More

1  Thank William D
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Beautiful old building, I believe it was a monestary or church. Parts of the original walls remain. Lush courtyard in the middle with rooms around the garden, each representing different eras in Colombian history. Well worth the time.

Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Only open during work ours. There for 3 Days and was closed those three days. They should definitely open on Saturday so tourists and the locals could have a chance to see inside. Looks well preserved but could only wander around the outside. Have a...More

Thank Alistair M
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Located next to the Iglesia dela Merced, this museo is easy to find. Entrance fee is 4,000 Colombian pesos. I was the only guest during my visit and Snyder, the guide on duty was very helpful and kind. He offered to take my pictures when...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A good museum to pop by, but not essential. It is sad to see so much art fading away in the elements. The nun there was very friendly and gave us a very personable tour. The best part was to see the oldest wall in...More

Thank Sophistikid-Foodie
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I loved the explanation of the different lyers of history within the building adyacent to a nunnnery, the patio full of wonderful plants was delightful!

Thank Rochi_33574
Reviewed 27 March 2016

There isn't much to the museum, but what was there was interesting and well curated. I recommend taking a peek if you're a museum aficionado like me. The building itself is also very beautiful. By the way, none of the text is in English.

2  Thank Barkervillegirl
Reviewed 20 February 2016

A bit disappointing. There are a few examples of decorative work by the indigenous peoples but having been to San Agustin, Tierra Dentro and other museu,s there wasn't much needed. OK if you don't get to other places at all

Thank peterandvivien
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