Official Portal of Tourism. Junta de Castilla y Leon
Churches and Chapels
It was built in the time of maximum splendor of Briviesca as capital of the kingdom.
Church and Convent of Santa Clara
It is located in Briviesca, the capital of La Bureba, in the area of Burgos, a crossroads in Roman times and the scene of fights between Christians and Moors, in times of the Reconquista.
In 1387, the Cortes de Castilla were celebrated in Briviesca, which became in platform and capital of kingdom and reached the maximum splendor of the villa in this time, and is when the main religious buildings were built as is this case, the convent of Santa Clara. It is a city which is recognized by its urban floor, a regular articulated floor with clear remains of the Roman culture. The church has big proportions, with ribbed vaults, with slender columns built into the walls.
The small bell tower, which is located in the main façade, stands out of the convent. It is a set of buildings which still preserve the greatness and splendor of what was.
- Religious architecture
- Church, Monastery / Convent
- Predominant styles:
- Historical Period:
- Early modern period
Briviesca. 09240 Burgos.
Tourist Office of Briviesca
Sta. María Encimera, 1. Briviesca. 09240 Burgos.
Telephone: 947 593 939
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