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Stunning monastery

Really enjoyed the monastery as I love architecture and this is a great example. The king's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jezz c
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Hethersett, United Kingdom
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Good to see the church and convent

The church seemed to have been unaltered since it was built so did not have the many mixes of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ohnonotagain42
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank jezz c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank ohnonotagain42
Reviewed 21 July 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

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Reviewed 21 July 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

Thank julamparelli
Reviewed 19 July 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.

Thank PennyH2009
Reviewed 23 June 2018

It was so old and both inside and outside had amazing architecture! There were interesting quotes painted on the walls that made the history come together.

Thank Makenna L
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Our guidebook referred to the artistry of St. Stephen’s Convent as “delicate as spun sugar” which is not a phrase I’d ever seen used to describe anything. This church was closed when we passed the first time, but we were glad we returned. The work...More

1  Thank NXTTRP
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is the Convent of Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, Hernando de Soto (precursors of Human Rights) and Francisco de Vitioria (inventor of International Law), prayed and studied. Of enormous importance to the Spanish speaking world (19 countries, ex colonies of Spain in the Americas...More

2  Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

As with so many of the city's old buildings, our tour group was unable to look inside but the cloisters were lovely and our local city guide was able to give us a very full explanation of the changes of use the premises have undergone...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The main church is magnificent and almost jaw-dropping.The altar is glorious.The other rooms too are exceptional.Cloister is beautiful. Lovely picture of Mary Magdalene on the staircase.Such a quiet, soothing place away from the madding crowd.

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