The North Coast and Northern Highlands Sights


Monasterio El Carmen

Monasterio El Carmen Review

Still used as a nunnery, this handsome monastery, built in 1725, is regarded as the city's finest example of colonial art. It has five elaborate altars and some fine floral frescos. Next door is a museum, the Pinacoteca Carmelita, with religious works from the 17th and 18th centuries and an interesting exhibition on restoration techniques.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Colón at Av. Bolívar, Trujillo | Map It
  • Phone: 044/233–091
  • Cost: S/3
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 9–1
  • Location: Trujillo
Updated: 09-10-2012

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