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Ancient arches in the Rafael Coronel Museum  
   

Ancient arches in the Rafael Coronel Museum

Puppets, Paintings, and of course more Churches

June 27th 2010
We started our day sightseeing at the Rafael Coronel Museum. We walked the already familiar route from the hostel and along the central road until we reached the ruins. We found the tiny ticket office and I bizarrely had to give up my handbag and camera bag before gaining entry to the monastary complex. The Rafael Coronel Museum occupies the ruins of the Convento de San Francisco, built in 1567, w ... read more
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