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Burgos


Hospital del Rey University Building


Contact details

Calle Hospital del Rey s/n
09001  Burgos  (Castile-Leon)
http://www.turismocastillayleon.com
Tel.:+34 947203125

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Burgos

Burgos

Description

Founded by King Alfonso VIII in the 12th century to attend to the pilgrims on the Road to Santiago de Compostela.It was looked after by the abbess of the Monastery of Huelgas. Initially Cistercian in style and thereafter altered at the wishes of Carlos I.Of particular note is the gate of Romans, in Plateresque style, through which the Law Faculty and the rectory of Burgos University can be accessed.Inside the church are interesting wooden doors with St. James motifs from the 16th century.Amongst these images there is a pilgrim that is nursing her child as she is walking along.

Construction:
University

Artistic period:
Plateresque

Historic period:
12th century

Practical information

Schedule


Only the exterior can be visited.


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