It has a cloister with pointed arches resting on fine paired columns reinforced by buttresses. Founded by the Franciscan order in the 13th century. It held the General Assembly of the kingdom back in the 14th century and it was also the temporal residence of the monarchs.

It has a belfry with two bells and a Gothic rose window. There are also late Mudejar painted coffered ceilings of the late 15th or early 16th century located below the choir and in the sacristy, attributed to Alonso del Manzano.

Historical Data

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

Address

Pza. San Francisco, s/n. Palencia. 34001 Palencia.

More information

Ayuntamiento of Palencia

Address:

Municipality of Palencia. Palencia.

Teléfono: 979 718 100

Email: informacion@aytopalencia.es

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

Tourist Office Regional of Palencia

Address:

C/ Mayor, 31. Palencia. 34001 Palencia.

Telephone: 979 706 523

Fax: 979 706 525

Email: oficinadeturismodepalencia@jcyl.es

Opening hours

  • Monday to saturday: 12:30 – 13:30 and 18:30 – 20:30
  • Sunday: 11:30 – 13:30 and 19:00 – 21:30

Tickets

Free

Remarks: Masses: Daily 8:00, 9:00,13:00, 19:00 and 20:00. Sunday 8:00, 9:00, 12:00, 13:00, 20:00 and 21:0. July and Aug. No 8:00 or 12:00.