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Convento de Capuchinas

Iglesia y Convento de Nuestra Se˝ora del Pilar de Zaragoza (Las Capuchinas)
Iglesia y Convento de Nuestra Se˝ora del Pilar de Zaragoza (Las Capuchinas)
Las Capuchinas, another victim of the 1773 earthquake
Las Capuchinas, another victim of the 1773 earthquake
Iglesia de las Capuchinas, founded in 1736, Antigua Guatemala
Iglesia de las Capuchinas, founded in 1736, Antigua Guatemala
Iglesia de las Capuchinas has been only partially restored
Iglesia de las Capuchinas has been only partially restored
Iglesia de las Capuchinas, 2a Calle Ote, Antigua Guatemala
Iglesia de las Capuchinas, 2a Calle Ote, Antigua Guatemala
Nuestra Se˝ora Del Pilar De Zaragoza (Capuchinas)
Nuestra Se˝ora Del Pilar De Zaragoza (Capuchinas)
Entry to the Convento De Las Capuchinas
Entry to the Convento De Las Capuchinas
Iglesia y Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Iglesia y Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Iglesia y Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Iglesia y Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Admission to Las Capuchinas, around US$5 (Q40)
Admission to Las Capuchinas, around US$5 (Q40)
Map of the Church and Convent of the Capuchins, Antigua Guatemala
Map of the Church and Convent of the Capuchins, Antigua Guatemala
Here you can see a plan of the circular dormitory of Las Capuchinas
Here you can see a plan of the circular dormitory of Las Capuchinas
Model of the Catedral de Santiago at its peak on display at Las Capuchinas
Model of the Catedral de Santiago at its peak on display at Las Capuchinas
Model of the Plaza Mayor (Parque Central) of Antigua as the colonial capital, Ciudad de Santiago de los Caballeros
Model of the Plaza Mayor (Parque Central) of Antigua as the colonial capital, Ciudad de Santiago de los Caballeros
Model of the Cathedral of Guatemala City on display at Las Capuchinas
Model of the Cathedral of Guatemala City on display at Las Capuchinas
The part of the Capuchin cloister that has been restored is now partially a museum and partially city offices
The part of the Capuchin cloister that has been restored is now partially a museum and partially city offices
The Cloisters of the Capuchin Convent, Antigua Guatemala
The Cloisters of the Capuchin Convent, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Arcade of the cloisters of Las Capuchinas
Arcade of the cloisters of Las Capuchinas
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Upper half of a statue of Mary at Las Capuchinas
Upper half of a statue of Mary at Las Capuchinas
Another statue at Las Capuchinas
Another statue at Las Capuchinas
The bathing area for the Capuchinas
The bathing area for the Capuchinas
The bathing area for the Capuchinas
The bathing area for the Capuchinas
Entryway to stairs which lead down to a chamber beneath the Capuchins unique circular dormatory
Entryway to stairs which lead down to a chamber beneath the Capuchins unique circular dormatory
I'm told this was a singing chamber with acoustics that can make a single person sound like a full choir
I'm told this was a "singing chamber" with acoustics that can make a single person sound like a full choir
The Singing Chamber of Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
The Singing Chamber of Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
An angel very similar to those still in situ at the Cathedral of Santiago
An angel very similar to those still in situ at the Cathedral of Santiago
Spanish coat-of-arms with the Pillars of Hercules
Spanish coat-of-arms with the Pillars of Hercules
Ruins of the circular dormitory of Las Capuchinas
Ruins of the circular dormitory of Las Capuchinas
The round tower in the second courtyard of Las Capuchinas
The round tower in the second courtyard of Las Capuchinas
Flowering plants, Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Flowering plants, Las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Each doorway of this bizarre round structure led to a cell used by the Capuchin nuns
Each doorway of this bizarre round structure led to a cell used by the Capuchin nuns
Dormitory, Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Dormitory, Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Dormitory, Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Dormitory, Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
One of the cells restored as it may have appeared when the nuns were present
One of the cells restored as it may have appeared when the nuns were present
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Walking around the upper level of the restored first courtyard, Las Capuchinas
Walking around the upper level of the restored first courtyard, Las Capuchinas
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
The church interior has not been restored, though a temporary roof protects it from the elements
The church interior has not been restored, though a temporary roof protects it from the elements
Inside the Church of the Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Inside the Church of the Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Convento de las Capuchinas, Antigua Guatemala
Sculpture on the eastern fašade of Las Capuchinas
Sculpture on the eastern fašade of Las Capuchinas