Founded by Pedro López de Padilla and his wife Isabel Pacheco Padilla in 1477. The original manuscript of the Cantar de Mío Cid (epic poem celebrating El Cid's heroic deeds) was in the convent for some time.

Benedictine monastery. The church and Gothic cloister, from the 15th century, can be visited. There is a notable Gothic carved figure of the Virgin.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Religious architecture
Construction:
Monastery / Convent
Predominant styles:
Gothic
Historical Period:
Middle Ages

Address

Ctra de Orduña. Santa Gadea del Cid. 09219 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 359 015

More information

Ayuntamiento of Santa Gadea del Cid

Address:

Municipality of Santa Gadea del Cid. Burgos.

Teléfono: 947 359 135

Fax: 947 359 135

Email: çsantagadeadelcid@diputaciondeburgos.net

Página Web: http://www.santagadeadelcid.es

Tourist Office Regional of Burgos

Address:

Pza. Alonso Martínez, 7. Burgos. 09003 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 203 125

Fax: 947 276 529

Email: oficinadeturismodeburgos@jcyl.es