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.

Historical Data

Religious architecture
Church, Monastery / Convent
Predominant styles:
Historical Period:
Early modern period


Briviesca. 09240 Burgos.

More information

Tourist Office of Briviesca


Sta. María Encimera, 1. Briviesca. 09240 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 593 939

Fax: 947 592 310



Tourist Office Regional of Burgos


Pza. Alonso Martínez, 7. Burgos. 09003 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 203 125

Fax: 947 276 529


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