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Orihuela


Santo Domingo Convent or Old University


Contact details

Calle Adolfo Clavarana s/n
03300  Orihuela, Alicante - Alacant  (Valencia)
http://www.cdsantodomingo.com
Tel.:+34 965300240

Location

Autonomous region:
Valencia

Province/Island:
Alicante - Alacant

Alicante-Alacant

Reservations


Description

Originally a Dominican convent but after the bull of 1569, privilege awarded by Pope Pío V, it became a University until its en closing in 1824 by Minister Calomarde. The convent has a rectangular floor plan.The main facade is characterised by its austerity, of note are the horizontal effects, underlined by cornice singularly interrupted by spaces and the decoration of the main fronts.The facade of the convent has three bodies that follow the three classic orders.The main front of the University, built by Pedro Juan Codoñer. Formed of two bodies, finished off with the allegoric figure of the Sabiduría.

Construction:
Convent

Artistic period:
Renaissance

Historic period:
16th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Sep 16 to Jun 14
From Tuesday to Friday
From 09:30 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:00


Saturday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 16:00 to 19:00


Public holidays and Sundays
From 10:00 to 14:00

From Jun 15 to Sep 15
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 17:00 to 20:00


Public holidays and Sundays
From 10:00 to 14:00

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