Southern Bolivia Sights

Convento y Museo de Santa Teresa

  • Calle Santa Teresa 15 Map It
  • Potosí

Published 02/09/2016

Fodor's Review

The Convent and Museum of St. Theresa displays a strange mix of religious artifacts. In one room there 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. There is an extra charge for photography or video.

Sight Information

Address:

Calle Santa Teresa 15, Potosí, Potosí, Bolivia

Map It

Phone:

02-622–3847

Sight Details:

  • (Bs)21
  • Mon. and Wed.–Sat. 9–noon and 2:30–6, Tues. and Sun 2:30–6

Published 02/09/2016

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