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“Nice place to visit with a ethnographic museum.”

Convento Las Claras
Reviewed 8 November 2015

If you have the chance ask for Carmen the keeper of the place. She was a wonderful guide explaining everything as we went along the choir, the church, the ethnographic museum. Very interesting

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Reviewed 26 June 2015

We turned up here, on the E edge of Salamanca old town, just before lunchtime closing. It seemed locked up so we turned away, only to be called back by a lady who took us on a personal guided tour. She didn't speak any English or French but was so expressive that we understood most of what she said. It's a fascinating place with a great mixture of styles and exhibits. The highlight was up above the domed ceiling of the church, seeing the original wooden roof (2 layers) and quirky paintings. Superb value at €3 each and I gave her another €5 towards the restoration fund, it was so interesting. NB: the name of the place is Convento de Santa Clara, not Las Claras.

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Reviewed 1 January 2015

Nice exterior but not much to see inside as it is the local library' not sure why this is on the must list

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

The outside of this building is quite plain but once inside, there are multiple reasons to be awed by the art and architecture. The altar is the centerpiece.

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Reviewed 26 April 2014

This convent has a rather strange set-up. A very friendly woman shows people around but you can only get in every hour or so. The lady escorts you to various parts and then lets you look around yourself or at times accompanies you. There are lots of wonderful things in this convent including medieval wall frescoes which were discovered relatively recently. You can also go up to above the false roof of the church so that you can see the beautiful wooden original ceiling. Attached to the convent is a comprehensive museum of village life which was donated by a priest who lived for years in the village and who acquired lots of interesting material. This is definitely worth a visit.

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