GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Monastery of the Candelaria was built in 1661 by friars of the Order of Augustinian Recollects. The convent preserves in its interior an important collection of colonial art, gardens, corridors with semicircular arches supported by columns in stone. On the first floor you can see a small museum of antiques and oil paintings, and its church contains a gallery of portraits and paintings by different artists from the colonial period, such as Gregorio Vásquez de Arce and Cevallos.

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