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Contact details

Plaza de Granada 1
05003  Ávila  (Castile-Leon)
www.turismocastillayleon.com
www.monasteriosantotomas.com
Tel.:+34 920220400

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Ávila

Ávila

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Description

Oriental art brought to Spain

The majestic Santo Tomás Royal Monastery, built and inhabited by the Dominicans, houses an interesting art exhibit.

The items on display come from different countries, such as China, Vietnam and Japan. This Oriental ethnographic collection contains pieces acquired by Dominican missionaries, such as choir books and Philippine ivory. There is a room devoted to Natural History, where different animal specimens are displayed. Those native to the Eastern seas are especially worthy of note.

Designation:
Private museum

Artistic period:
Oriental art

Content:
Themed


Practical information

Schedule

From Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 13:00
From 16:00 to 20:00



Prices

General: €4

 

Services

Audio guide Guided tour by prior appointment.

Map


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