Sense the centuries of history
Church of the Anunciacion / MM. Carmelitas descalzas / Sepulcher of Sta. Teresa
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.
- Religious architecture
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- Historical Period:
- Early modern period
Pza. Santa Teresa, 1. Alba de Tormes. 37800 Salamanca.
Tourist Office of Alba de Tormes
C/ Castillo, s/n. Alba de Tormes. 37800 Salamanca.
Fax: 923 300 015
Tourist Office of Salamanca
- Every day: 9:15 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 19:00
- Summer July, 25 – August, 31):
- Tuesday to sunday: 10:30 – 13:30
- Closed: monday
- From August, 1 to August, 31:
- Every day: 9:15 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 20:30
- Winter November, 5 – January, 31):
- Every day: 10:30 – 13:30
TicketsFree (Visit room = 1 euro)
Remarks: CLOSED: 25TH. DECEMBER, 1 Y 6 JANUARY. 24TH. AND 31ST. DECEMBER AND 5TH. JANUARY: FROM 9:15 TO 13:30H.
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