We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (831)
All photos (831)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Contact
Plaza del Concilio de Trento, Salamanca, Spain
Website
+34 923 21 50 00
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Salamanca
from $148.61
More Info
from $70.00
More Info
Reviews (895)
Filter reviews
167 results
Traveler rating
119
42
5
0
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
119
42
5
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews choir loft beautiful monastery south america human rights dominican monastery choir stalls grand staircase storks nesting main church small museum amazing architecture stone work audio guide old city dominicans altar columbus
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 167 reviews
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This is the biggest monastery un Salamanca. The Kings' cloister is a beautiful gothic cloister probable the best un Salamanca. The church, San Esteban, representa one of the best examples of barroque decoración un Spain.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jose_Miguel2
Reviewed January 9, 2019

For a small entry fee, this is an amazing place to walk through. Fine sculptures, amazing architecture, many items of historical relevance. Or just a beautiful walk through.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PaulLuehrmann
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This was a real eye opener. A few euro to enter but worth the visit if you like history and the information on South America was interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gregoryjosephm
Reviewed November 4, 2018

One cannot miss this convent, with a very elaborate portal as entrance to the church. Once inside there is a stunning claustro and courtyard. One of the rooms in the claustro is where Christopher Colombus came to ask for support for his voyage. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Amazing monastery with beautiful rooms and a little museum containing a Rubens Madonna and Child (on loan, I think). I loved seeing the church from up in the choir. The alter was incredible. Well worth a visit. Like most things, it closes for a section...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Meg D
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the monastery as I love architecture and this is a great example. The king's cloisters really are fabulous and because we had great weather took some great photos.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The church seemed to have been unaltered since it was built so did not have the many mixes of styles often seen in churches. This single style was pleasant to see. The convent is interesting with its connections to both The Filippines and the West...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ohnonotagain42
Reviewed July 21, 2018

If you like history and architecture you must visit this convent and its church. It is one of the most beautiful churches in Salamanca and Spain. The facade is glorious under any light (morning to evening). It is illuminated at night like all buildings in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Asuncion L
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

As most of the Salamanca constructions, this is also beautiful. With the ticket you can see the claustro, the church, a museum... All very nice

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank julamparelli
Reviewed July 19, 2018

A lovely quiet space with fabulous architecture, a very ornate church and an interesting museum. Loads of storks nesting on the rooftops when we visited.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PennyH2009
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 70 nearby hotels
Grand Hotel Don Gregorio
430 reviews
.05 miles away
NH Collection Salamanca Palacio de Castellanos
121 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel Hospes Palacio de San Esteban
879 reviews
.06 miles away
San Polo
482 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 676 nearby restaurants
Croissanteria Paris SL.
598 reviews
.16 miles away
Vinodiario
2,344 reviews
.11 miles away
Restaurante En La Parra
466 reviews
.03 miles away
El Laurel
567 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 204 nearby attractions
Convento de las Duenas
277 reviews
.00 miles away
Plaza de Anaya
176 reviews
.10 miles away
Huerto De Calixto & Melibea
708 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines