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.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Religious architecture
Construction:
Monastery / Convent
Predominant styles:
Gothic, Mudejar
Historical Period:
Early modern period

Address

Aldeanueva de Santa Cruz. 05580 Ávila.

More information

Ayuntamiento of Aldeanueva de Santa Cruz

Address:

Municipality of Aldeanueva de Santa Cruz. Ávila.

Teléfono: 920 344 137

Email: secretaria@aldeanuevadesantacruz.com

Página Web: http://www.aldeanuevadesantacruz.com

Tourist Office Regional of Ávila

Address:

Casa de las Carnicerías. C/ San Segundo, 17. Ávila. 05001 Ávila.

Telephone: 920 211 387

Fax: 920 253 717

Email: oficinadeturismodeavila@jcyl.es