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Convento y Museo de Santa Teresa

Convento y Museo de Santa Teresa Review

The Convent and Museum of St. Theresa displays a strange mix of religious artifacts. In one room are sharp iron instruments once used to inflict pain on penitent nuns, as well as a blouse embroidered with wire mesh and prongs meant to prick the flesh. Other rooms contain works by renowned colonial painters, including Melchor Pérez Holguín.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Chicas, Potosí
  • Phone: 02/622–3847
  • Cost: (Bs)21
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–noon and 2–6
  • Location: Potosí

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