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Convento de San Bernardo

Convento de San Bernardo Review

The Convent of St. Bernard, Salta's oldest religious building, served as a chapel first, then a hospital. Today a cloistered order of Carmelite nuns lives here, so the convent is closed to the public except for morning Mass. The wooden rococo-style door, carved by indigenous craftsmen in 1762, contrasts markedly with the otherwise stark exterior of this 1625 structure.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Caseros 73, Salta, Salta 4400 | Map It
  • Phone: 387/431–0092
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mass Mon.–Sat. at 7:45 am, Sun. at 8 am and 10 am
  • Location: Salta
Updated: 12-06-2011

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