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Plaza del Concilio de Trento, Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 50 00
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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
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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
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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
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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
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