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Convento de San Jose - Museo Teresiano

Calle Madres 4, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 22 21 27
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Nice historical visit

The convento includes the church plus a chapel in the place where Saint Teresa of Avila has born... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2016
AndreRezende
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Sao Paulo, SP
simple museum and chapel in honour of St Teresa of Avila

Simple place with possessions and chattels of the saint. The chapel is a delight too. A bit of... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
Michael H
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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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19 Jan 2016
“Nice historical visit”
26 Oct 2015
“simple museum and chapel in honour of St Teresa of Avila”
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Calle Madres 4, 05001 Avila, Spain
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+34 920 22 21 27
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

The convento includes the church plus a chapel in the place where Saint Teresa of Avila has born, and is a place of religious devotion, but nice to be seen in a historical context also

Thank AndreRezende
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Simple place with possessions and chattels of the saint. The chapel is a delight too. A bit of peacefulness in the city

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is Saint Theresa first convent and we had Mass on the old chapel. To visit you have to ask the nuns.

Thank Manzarra
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Saint Teresa first foundation. It was her first convent she lived after leaving Minastery of Encarnation. To understand the figure of this saint, it is necessary to take the period she lived. This convent is most important in the history of the Carmel.

Thank Yurma
Reviewed 17 August 2015

A nice simple chapel with strong connections to stbTeresa. After all besides the walls this place is about St Teresa. It reeks of history.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 29 August 2014

A long hot search for this: I had hoped it might even cap the Encarnacion - but NO. It was not well-staffed and the janitor seemed to have little interest in how his visitors were finding the visit. Also, there are still nuns in this...More

1  Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 18 July 2013

My hubby and I are Protestant so we were unfamiliar with the significance of some of the images depicted in the museum and church. We were give a brochure in English which helped.

1  Thank Nature_Nugget
Reviewed 6 April 2013 via mobile

If you're willing to believe just about anything, enjoy the suffering of others, read Spanish and fancy some time in an underground museum, you're in luck! Otherwise, don't bother. The labels in the museum are entirely in Spanish, so if you're not that great at...More

1  Thank agentwhim
Reviewed 18 January 2013

I had wanted to come here for many years. The museum is small but packed with dozens of artefacts related to La Santa Madre. It was quite something to be there. Teresa's chair, part of her habit, instruments she used to play ... However, the...More

3  Thank SydneyPaul
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