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Make sure you stop here to see the resting place of Hermano Pedro, Guatemala’s first Saint. He was considered the Mother Theresa of his time, and is venerated as such.
The church was damaged and eventually destroyed in Guatemala’s famous historic earthquakes, and was rebuilt...More
This church which I visited with Elizabeth Bell as my guide is a shadow of its former self - that which has survived several earthquakes It' two chapels are lovely but more importantly its collection of 16th C art is striking. Well worth a visit...More
The restored retablo is worth the visit, the "hall of miracles" a little creepy but I suppose not unusual for saints with supposed healing powers (Hermano Pedro de Bettancourt). Other side chapels also worth a look, including the area honoring Pedro's canonization (no cast-off infant...More
Came for a visit at 1630 hrs. Paid entrance fee, and was quickly greeted by a Tour guide named Marcelino (or named very similar). He gave us a great tour, and then at the end proceeded to rip us off for Q600. Enter the Museo...More