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Visits by appointment but wroth seeing

It is a cloister of living nuns and thus, visits take place at appointed hours and part of the... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Asuncion L
Lots of interesting stuff and history

Chose this one by location, near center, and never regreted it !. Very freindly and informative... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Karin B
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Calle Lucero 2, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

It is a cloister of living nuns and thus, visits take place at appointed hours and part of the building is closed to the public. The choir dates back to the thirteenth century. The church is beautiful (all gilded altar) and the visit includes a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Asuncion L
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Chose this one by location, near center, and never regreted it !. Very freindly and informative guide/greeter lady. Many beautiful and interesting items and details in buildning. Religious artifacts of great interest too. The collection of historic artifacts and household/farming equipment was very good and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Karin B
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This little convent just off the Gran Via is worth a visit. It has amazing treasures and houses a church with a fantastic Churriguera altar. On the ground floor are recently uncovered wall paintings dating back to the 13th century. You can go right to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

I really liked this place, and being the only visitor meant I not only got an hour's tour, but also a Spanish lesson. Of partcular note: 14th century frescoes and the old ceiling from before the church was re-built - I clambered up and down...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank HeLy1966
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great guided tour to an 800 years convent that is still active. You can go up and see from upclose the original roof top. It also includes a very complete ethnographic museum.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

If you have the chance ask for Carmen the keeper of the place. She was a wonderful guide explaining everything as we went along the choir, the church, the ethnographic museum. Very interesting

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

We turned up here, on the E edge of Salamanca old town, just before lunchtime closing. It seemed locked up so we turned away, only to be called back by a lady who took us on a personal guided tour. She didn't speak any English...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

Nice exterior but not much to see inside as it is the local library' not sure why this is on the must list

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

The outside of this building is quite plain but once inside, there are multiple reasons to be awed by the art and architecture. The altar is the centerpiece.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

This convent has a rather strange set-up. A very friendly woman shows people around but you can only get in every hour or so. The lady escorts you to various parts and then lets you look around yourself or at times accompanies you. There are...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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