Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco, Granada

3.6
#3 of 7 in Museums in Granada
Get a feel for Nicaragua's history and pre-history at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco. The small museum features archaeological items, such as pre-Columbian statues, which date from 800 to 1200 CE. These were carved by the native inhabitants of the Zaptera Islands. There are also other items such as pottery and city models that are dedicated to the country's history. The central courtyard features a vibrant garden, which is surrounded by abstract paintings. Complete your historical tour, then visit the adjoining church next door. Plan your Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco visit and explore what else you can see and do in Granada using our Granada online tour itinerary maker .
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  • The Old Convent was also a school. You need time to take the full tour of all the art, culture, history and religion exhibitions of Nicaragua. The colonial building of very good condition is very representative of the Grenadine architecture. Good visit!
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  • Interesting folk and ancient art which is laid out in former monetary with lots of courtyards. Lovely stop to get the feel of Granada and Nicaragua history and present day art focus.  more »
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