Cistercian monastery from the 12th and 13th centuries, founded by King Alfonso VIII and his wife in 1188 for Cistercian nuns.

Panteón Real (Royal Pantheon); buried in Gothic tombs are King Alfonso VIII and his wife Doña Leonor de Aquitania, King Enrique I, Queen Doña Berenguela, Prince Don Fernando de la Cerda and many other members of royalty from the Crown of Castilla.

Surrounded by defensive walls, it is a monastery with Romanesque and Gothic features.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Religious architecture
Construction:
Monastery / Convent, Royal Monument
Predominant styles:
Cistercian
Historical Period:
Middle Ages

Address

C/ Compases de Huelga s/n. Burgos. 09001 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 201 630

Website: http://www.monasteriodelashuelgas.org

More information

Tourist Office of Burgos

Address:

Calle Nuño Rasura, 7. Burgos. 09003 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 288 874

Email: infoturismo@aytoburgos.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

Opening hours

  • Tuesday to saturday: 10:00 – 13:00 and 16:00 – 17:30
  • Sunday and holidays: 10:30 – 14:00
  • Closed: monday

Tickets

6 €