Contact details

Ronda de Julián Romero 18
16001  Cuenca  (Castile-La Mancha)
www.turismocastillalamancha.com
Tel.:+34 969220925
Fax.:+34 969220739

Location

Cuenca

Description

This building was bought by the Carmelite order in 1622 from Fernando Ruíz de Alarcón for the price of 975,000 maravedis. It stands at the highest part of the city above the Huécar river gorge, within a space which has been declared a World Heritage site by the UNESCO. It is occupied by the Antonio Pérez Foundation and includes an exhibition hall. It has a polygonal floor plan, and was twice remodelled during the 17th century: in 1624, by the master stonemason Juan de Celaya, and in 1651 under the orders of the master carpenter Pedro García and the master builder Antonio Velasco.

  • Construction: Convent
  • Artistic period: Baroque
  • Historic period: 17th century, 16th century

Practical information

Schedule

  • From May 01 to Oct 31
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Closing days: Tuesday
  • From Nov 01 to Apr 30
  • From Monday to Sunday

    From 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Closing days: Tuesday

Prices

  • General: €2
  • Reduced: €1

Admission free: Wednesday afternoons, from 5 pm.  

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