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Ex Convento Dominico de la Natividad

Ignacio Zaragoza & Arq. Pablo Gonzalez, Tepoztlan, Mexico
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CLOSED due to earthquake!!

I toured this ex-convent about 2 years ago, and it was very interesting and worthwhile. We had a... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Mantequia
,
Minneapolis
Peace in a convent?

Visiting Tepoztlán? Well, you must take a look to the Ex-convento. Now its a museum, but duting the... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
mahinojo
,
Mexico City
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
9 Dec 2017
“CLOSED due to earthquake!!”
19 Jul 2017
“Peace in a convent?”
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Ignacio Zaragoza & Arq. Pablo Gonzalez, Tepoztlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I toured this ex-convent about 2 years ago, and it was very interesting and worthwhile. We had a guide who explained much of the history. The museum was closed (even though it was the middle of the day--that's Mexico for you). We were hoping to...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Visiting Tepoztlán? Well, you must take a look to the Ex-convento. Now its a museum, but duting the week days, nobody visit it. You can feel the peace in your skin, maybe because the freshnes of the place. So quite, a little bit dark and...More

Thank mahinojo
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The church and convent is a must to visit if you are in Tepotzlan. It is in the center of town and is directly connected to the Weekend market, which is also a must to visit. The building is a wonderful example of architecture for...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

It was nice, and free... but if you don't read or speak Spanish you are doomed. All explanation boards were in Spanish. They explained pretty much everything about the Ex Convent, when was it built, how, etc., etc., We wanted to see some of the...More

Thank José L A
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This place is very cool, at times it feels a little haunted, a little dark and solitary. The gardens are well kept and on the top floor there are some amazing views of the Tepozteco. Really hated the grid in the middle though. The poor...More

Thank MACAFRI
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

I was impressed by the entire campus, but the most impressive to me was the church nuestra Senora de la Natividad. It was Easter Holy Week and the decorations of the different alters inside using the typical paper and very humble contributions of fruits and...More

Thank ciararivera
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

As the name says, the place used to be a convent so the building is really old and worn out. However, the entrance is free and it helps you understand how the people lived there as it hosts the city's museum. Moreover, it has a...More

Thank Sofia C
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

If you love magic and historical places this is a must. It was erected centuries ago and it's full of history.

1  Thank Ernesto N
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The ex convent is no longer used by the church but it is now kept as a beautiful colonial building. Walking distance from the market it is nice to take a stroll in this colonial building that offers a bit of local history.

Thank Patricio B
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you are going to Tepoztlan on a Sunday for the Tianguis, this is a worthwhile stop. Just off the Zocalo, so no extra driving is necessary. When you enter the grounds the entrance to the Convent is the doors to the left of the...More

1  Thank Janet M
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Rob F
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Response from MayaIvanovna | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, tried to answer your question yesterday but could not do so from my phone. According to the national museum directorate, the hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 10 to 18 hours. The one day it could be closed is Sunday May... More
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