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4 Mar 2018
“Very representarive...”
16 Jul 2017
“A Wonderful Surprise”
This old preserved convent has a number of mummies on display on its basement.
Avenida Revolucion y Monasterio, Mexico City 01090, Mexico
San Angel
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a tipical and somehow outstanding place in Mexico City. Once in a rural town, San Ángel, this convent is very well conserved and quite interesting.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank arobleso
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This old convent we just happened and were very pleasantly surprised. There are some incredible works of art here and a really cool crypt, aqueduct and architecture. Well worth the visit

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Graham R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

After having an excellent breakfast in the restaurant Carlota, we just crossed the street to enter to the Museo del Carmen. It was a really nice surprise to find such a nice and well preserved place. Besides its religious treasures, in the basement there is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

San Angel 'hood is a must when visiting Mexico City and once there I recommend to pay a short visit to the Convento del Carmen, an old monastery now hosting a museum. It is a colonial building with tiles, paintings and everything you would expect...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank beppo81
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The church is a beautiful example of colonial baroque, with some interesting and unusual details: tiles, while and blue painting, a decorated vault, beside the more usual golden altars. I found exceptional the severe courtyard, which you enter from the very busy Alvaro Obregon Ave....More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank MagaPhiladelphia
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

It's a gem in the middle of the city, after restoration it's very comfortable, it has lot of information and history. It's bigger that you think at first instance. I loved it.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Lui C
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Strolling around the rooms and patios of this big convent, founded as Sant Angelo school in the early XVII century by "Discalced" Carmelite friars, you can have an idea of the power that this monastic institution would have in those days, owning several square kilometers...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Jesús Miguel C
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Visited the museum prior to the Bazar del Sábado (Saturday Bazaar in San Angel), it is worth the visit. They have mummies (like the ones in Guanajuato), aqueduct, convent and churches. Allow 1 hour. Interesting!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Jeap12
Reviewed 4 January 2015

When visiting San Ángel, a stop at the Ex-Convento del Carmen merits a visit. Admission is $52MEX or just a bit under $4US. Although austere, the ex-convent does give one a feel for the religious life that once took place there. One can only imagine...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Grousedoctor
Reviewed 21 December 2012

An amazing cultural experience. I love everything. Check out the mummies, An awesome add to the museum!

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank Max D
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San Angel
San Ángel is known for its artistic vibe and elegant
details displayed throughout its streets, antique
residences and haciendas where famous actors like
Consuelo Velázquez, Capulina and other prominent
families used to live and that have now been turned
into beautiful galleries, cafés and restaurants. An
array of cultural and artistic activities are
organized in the neighborhood, but it is on Saturdays
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26 May 2017|
Response from Lucy W | Reviewed this property |
No. You might find it in a Mexican Cathedral