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Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo

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Cistercian Convent Santo Domingo is said to be the oldest in the city. It contains not only some of... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Veronica B
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Beautiful convent in a city of convents

Santo Domingo is a beautiful large convent with on a beautiful and peaceful square slightly off the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Greater London, United Kingdom
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25 Jul 2018
“Average museum...poorly managed”
5 Oct 2017
“Fine El Greco, but gruesome museum of relics, religious dolls and a decapitated wax head”
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Go here only if you are a fan of El Greco's work otherwise it is a waste of time to visit this waste place. Substantial lack of cleanliness everywhere.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Vaibhav_0334
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I don’t wish to be unkind by giving this such a poor rating … but really! If you turn left upon entering the convent, then you will find yourself in a nice, white-painted chapel with a fine El Greco painting. But – having appreciated the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 16 November 2016

contains some of the best El Grecos work. a must visit for Art Connoisseurs. i would suugest atleasta couple of hours of ur time in toledo

Date of experience: September 2016
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Cistercian Convent Santo Domingo is said to be the oldest in the city. It contains not only some of El Greco’s earliest paintings but also the wooden coffin and remains of El Greco which can be viewed through a glass window to the crypt below....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Santo Domingo is a beautiful large convent with on a beautiful and peaceful square slightly off the main tourist areas of Toledo. The convent itself cannot be visited as there are still nuns living there but the church is beautiful and filled with light. There...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

If a fan of El Greco you must visit this religious building sited at the place where the first monastery was built after the city was controlled by Alfonso VI in 1085. It was later remodeled around end of 16th C. and El Greco who...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

It may be the oldest convent in Toledo and it may indeed house 1 El Greco; but the experience of visiting its hideous little museum with decaying bone relics of little known saints was costly from an emotional point of view. I couldn't get out...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank 550DavidW
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The museo doesn't have the interactive bells and whistles of modern museums - that is, it's an 'old-fashioned' style museum with cabinets and artifacts. yet, there's good reason to make a stop here if you have time. We particularly studied the El Grecos at the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank MJHBlack
Reviewed 26 February 2015

A must see if you like El Greco... or even if you only want to know more about El Greco. It's not the actual house, but it's still a great attraction. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank TiaraW
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Again , worth the visit to get the whole El Greco experience …you have many places to visit in toledo and this definitely is one …friendly and helpful staff

Date of experience: May 2014
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