The Capuchinas Convent in Antigua, Guatemala is a colonial-era convent that was built in the 18th century. It was founded by a group of nuns from the Capuchin order, who were seeking a more austere and contemplative lifestyle.
The convent is known for its stunning architecture, which features a variety of Baroque and Moorish elements. The convent’s church is particularly impressive, with a beautiful facade that includes intricate stonework and decorative elements.
Today, the Capuchinas Convent is open to the public and is a popular tourist attraction in Antigua. Visitors can explore the convent’s various rooms and courtyards, including the nuns’ living quarters, the chapel, and the cloister. The convent also houses a small museum that features religious artifacts and artwork.