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There is some information in English in the museum which is an added bonus. A really interesting place to walk around. I suggest a bit of Wikipedia reading before the visit to get the most out of it. The two churches in the complex are...More
Dated back to 1531, the Franciscan convent is now a building located next door to the local church. Renovated a few years ago is open to visitors as a local museum of art & history that shows the volcanic rocks with petroglifs on the front...More
We had two children tell us the story of the construction and background to this building and its surrounding grounds. Extremely interesting. The Jesuit priest who founded the church was a very progressive individual who respected and sought to care for the earthly needs of...More
We walked into a beautiful and traditional kitchen as the visit began and the rest of the convent was well reconstructed to give the story an authentic feeling. It was a nice surprise! Have to try the gorlitos with toppings of fish, cactus, peppers or...More
Day of the Dead Celebration in the Tzintzuntzan Convento .... epic!!
Everything was lit up with candles and there was a huge street market outside with wonderful food and handcrafts.
Nice to see the mix of the true mestizo tradition of Day of the Dead!