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Ex-Convent

Definitely worth your time to visit this historical site to better understand the people of this... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
Jeanette M
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
A space for reflection and resilience in Tepoztlan

If you look up in the small town of Tepoztlan, the tallest built structures you'll see will be the... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
ek_rivera
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

Definitely worth your time to visit this historical site to better understand the people of this area of Mexico.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

If you look up in the small town of Tepoztlan, the tallest built structures you'll see will be the church bell towers connected to the one-time Dominican monastery of La Natividad. Admission is free, though only the ground floors are open to visitors (as of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

The church, the square (with its many handicraft stalls), and the town are all adorable. Well worth spending some time.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The Exconvent is worth the visit. Only a portion of the lower floor is available for touring due to earthquake damage. However, there was a beautiful exhibit of traditional women's clothing from all over Mexico. You will spend a max of 45 minutes here. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Glad they had the first floor open. No charge and nice old convent. Great niches and partial original wall paintings uncovered. It is too bad the second floor remains closed but someone will post here when they get it open. I understand they just finished...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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

Date of experience: December 2016
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank José L A
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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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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