Santa Catalina Monastery (Arequipa, Peru) Reviews
Newest Review: ... have been a rough guide line. My friend who I went with is a tour guide so luckily, we didnt need to pay for a guide. The Santa Catalina Monastery has arrows marked around, where you can follow in order not to miss anything. I think had I not followed the arrows, not only would I have missed things but I would have for sure gotten lost too. There is a bathroom on the left of the entrance, which I was quite pleasantly suprised to find was quite modern and was nicely decorated. As you walk around the convent and seeing the different rooms in which the nuns used to live in, you see what equipment they used to use. There were rooms with ... more
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by - written on 28/05/10 (Very useful, 24 readings)
I recently visited the Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa, Peru. I had read that this was a “city within a city` and was very interested in seeing what this actually meant. It was 30 Peruvian Nuevo Soles (About £7.50) for the entrance fee which didnt include the tour guide. Upon entering into the monastery there are guides ready and waiting to talk to you about the site. The dont ask for a specific fee but ask that you give them what you think is appropriate. I think this is a little confusing as you may give too little or too much and there maybe should have been a rough guide line. My friend who I went with is a tour guide so luckily, we didnt need to pay ... Read the complete review
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