Monastery of Las Huelgas Reales
Calle Huelgas 19
47005 Valladolid (Castile-Leon)
A classic temple
Temple in classic style (17th century). It is now home to important works of art: Gregorio Fernández, Juan de Juni, etc.
Almost the entire current collection dates back to the 17th century. The church has a single nave, a barrel vault and a lowered dome over the transept. The high altar is the work of Francisco Velázquez and features sculptures and reliefs by Gregorio Fernández. It has several side chapels with ironwork by Juan del Barco. It was founded by the queen María de Molina, and some parts of her palace remain (the door to the monument is the only trace of Mudejar architecture in the city). Now a convent of enclosed nuns of the San Quirce Cistercian order.
- Construction: Monastery
- Artistic period: Renaissance
- Historic period: 13th century
- Setting: Church of La Magdalena, Columbus House
From Tuesday to SaturdayFrom 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM From 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Public holidays and SundayFrom 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
- Closing days: Monday
Ticket office open up to one hour before closing time for monument.Closed: 1 and 6 January, Good Friday, 1 May and 24, 25 and 31 December and days of official events announced on the National Heritage website.
- General: €6
Admission free: under-5s, large families (when the tour is being taken by, at least, one adult and three of his or her children, or two if one of them is disabled), teachers, unemployed people and on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon for European Union and Ibero-American citizens.