Fortunately this church is is close to many tour stops. It is a must see as far as I’m concerned. The artisans and craftsmen hope built this church were really quite skillful.
About Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver
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I was on the fence about this location but I'm so glad I went. One of the best things I saw in Cartagena. Most of the written information is in Spanish but there are some awesome tour guides that you can hire for a reasonable...More
The builders of this church had so much talent. It's awesome to see Cartagena Community take care of this time-less piece of art. It was nice to go in and visit.
This monk looked after and gave medical assistance the poor the city as well as surrounding himself with street children. In the sanctuary you can see where he died as well as his modest accommodations. There is a museum of artefacts that you can walk...More
This church and museum was beautiful, interesting, and inspirational. The saint who lived here, San Pedro Claver, was from Spain and dedicated his life to helping the plight of slaves brought here. His body is here under the altar. If you are in Cartagena, you...More
Visited the church and took a guided tour whilst staying in the historic city of Cartagena des indes in Septemer, 2017. I was takne on a tour by an Englsih speaking guide who shwed me everyt nook and crnny of the monasntery , garden and...More
My favorite part of this church was the art museum! It is worth a good visit, and bring a good camera that can take pictures in low light :)
The church is part of a set of religious buildings as the Cloister of San Pedro Claver and the archaeological museum, where Claver lived and ministered. Peter Claver was a Spanish-born Jesuit priest who dedicated his life to helping the African slaves, giving them a...More