antigua guatemala church
photo: Antigua Cultural
Points of Interest

Convento de las Capuchinas

The Church and Convent of Capuchinas is one of the finest examples of an 18th-century convent in Guatemala. It was consecrated in 1736 but like the rest of the city suffered damage during the 1751 and 1773 earthquakes.
It was the last convent to be built in the city, and the first one that stopped asking for a donation to the new nuns, allowing then poor ladies to embrace religious life.