Cartuja de Jerez de la Frontera - Cartuja Monastery in Jerez de la Frontera
Serenity in Jerez.
This is considered as one of the buildings with greatest artistic value in the province of Cadiz.
The building was constructed in the second half of the 15th century on the initiative of the knight. Álvaro Obertos de Valeto. The group of buildings is outstanding, with the Greco-Roman portico, the chapel of Santa María de la Defensión, the cloister, which is in Gothic style, and also the Courtyard of the Myrtles. In its church, the most notable elements are the Roelas paintings decorating the main altar.
Construction: Carthusian monastery
Origin: 15th century
Artistic period: Gothic
Historic period: 15th century
Carrera de Jerez a Algeciras Km.5
11406 Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)http://www.turismojerez.com
From Monday to Saturday
From 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
From 12:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Closing days: Public holidays
Only the gardens and central patio can be visited.
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