Sense the centuries of history
Monastery convent of Nuestra Señora del Espino
Founded by Pedro López de Padilla and his wife Isabel Pacheco Padilla in 1477. The original manuscript of the Cantar de Mío Cid (epic poem celebrating El Cid's heroic deeds) was in the convent for some time.
Benedictine monastery. The church and Gothic cloister, from the 15th century, can be visited. There is a notable Gothic carved figure of the Virgin.
- Religious architecture
- Monastery / Convent
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- Historical Period:
- Middle Ages
Ctra de Orduña. Santa Gadea del Cid. 09219 Burgos.
Telephone: 947 359 015
Ayuntamiento of Santa Gadea del Cid
Municipality of Santa Gadea del Cid. Burgos.
Teléfono: 947 359 135
Fax: 947 359 135
Página Web: http://www.santagadeadelcid.es