Recoleta Convent (Monasterio de la Recoleta)

Founded in 1648, this Franciscan Convent features four cloisters and 11 rooms. The structure represents a range of architectural styles, from Romanesque to Neo-Gothic. Moreover, a visit to Recoleta Convent is an all-in-one pass to check out the collections of the Archaeological and Anthropological Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Religious Arts Museum. Along with religious works, visitors can explore pre-Columbian and Amazonian art, as well as paintings showing Cusco and Arequipa influence.

If you’re interested in expanding your knowledge, the library houses more than 20,000 books, with the oldest volume dating back to 1494. Some points of interest in the convent include Porter Cloister, which features a brick vault, 17th-century furniture, a spacious courtyard and the Cloister of San Francisco, embodying a Franciscan atmosphere through its architecture. The Mission Senate stands as a tribute to Convent Arequipeño Franciscan missionaries, while Senate Alcantarino symbolizes reliquary convent architecture and features white roofs symbolizing the cradle of the Franciscan (Assisi).
Adresse: La Recoleta 117, Arequipa, Peru
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Privat tur: Colonial Arequipa Inklusive Recoleta Convent og Casa del Moral

Start på en næsten 4-timers guidet tur på Arequipas store koloniale steder, herunder Franciscan Recoleta Convent og byens Vallecito, St Lazarus og Cayma-distrikterne. Denne private sightseeingtur dræber i Arequipas fascinerende koloniale fortid og viser nogle af sine mest kendte koloniale attraktioner. Besøg Casa del Moral, et hjem fra det 18. århundrede fyldt med koloniale malerier, og tag i en spektakulær udsigt over Arequipa fra Carmen Alto synspunkt, der har udsigt over byen.
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