de las Carmelitas Descalzas (Discalced Carmelites) was founded in 1571 by the Madre Teresa de Jesús, who died here on October 4th, 1582. she was buried in the choir under the church.

Next to the convent front there is an ornate Mannerist section with a bass-relief representing the Annunciation. Inside, the cell of Santa Teresa and the original sepulchre, covered by a black marble tombstone. The main altarpiece, dating from the 17th century, has a marble urn containing the uncorrupted body of Santa Teresa.

Iglesia de la Anunciación / MM. Carmelitas descalzas / Sepulcro de Sta. Teresa
Iglesia de la Anunciación / MM. Carmelitas descalzas / Sepulcro de Sta. Teresa

Datos Históricos

Arquitectura:
Arquitectura Religiosa
Construcción:
Iglesia
Estilos predominantes:
Románico
Periodo Histórico:
Edad Moderna

Dirección

Pza. Santa Teresa, 1. Alba de Tormes. 37800 Salamanca.

Más Información

Oficina de Turismo of Alba de Tormes

Address:

Castillo de los Duques de Alba, C/ Castillo, s/n. Alba de Tormes. 37800 Salamanca.

Teléfono: 618 746 513 / 923 370 646

Fax: 923 300 015

Email: info@villaalbadetormes.com

Tourist Office of Salamanca

Address:

P/ Mayor, 32. Salamanca. 37002 Salamanca.

Telephone: 902 302 002 / 923 218 342

Fax: 923 263 409

Email: informacion@turismodesalamanca.com

Website: http://www.salamanca.es

Opening hours

  • Every day: 9:15 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 19:30

Tickets

Free (Visit room = 1 €)

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