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Old Convent of Las Monjas
This convent of nuns of Santa Cruz was founded by Sister Maria de Santo Domingo, of the order of the Dominicans, in the XVI century. A convent with the classical typology of the religious group of buildings: church, cloister and rooms surrounding it.
At present, the remains of the cloister and arches, with Gothic base pillars and other elements of interest, besides the blazon of the Dominican order are preserved. The church was rebuilt in the XVII century, keeping on the façade the blazon of the Dukes of Alba. The façade was built in masonry, the interior with arches of Mudejar influence and others, the semicircular ones, were carved in stone. It is a restored group of buildings.
- Religious architecture
- Monastery / Convent
- Predominant styles:
- Gothic, Mudejar
- Historical Period:
- Early modern period
Aldeanueva de Santa Cruz. 05580 Ávila.
Ayuntamiento of Aldeanueva de Santa Cruz
Municipality of Aldeanueva de Santa Cruz. Ávila.
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