Jerez de la Frontera


Charterhouse of Santa María de la Defensión


Contact details

Carrera de Jerez a Algeciras Km.5
11406  Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz  (Andalusia)
www.turismojerez.com
Tel.:+34 956156465
Fax.:+34 956156683

Location

Cádiz

Description

Serenity in Jerez.

It is considered one of the buildings of greatest artistic value in the province of Cádiz.

It was built in the second half of the 15th century on the initiative of the knight Álvaro Obertos de Valeto. Its outstanding features include the Greco-Roman portico, the chapel of Santa María de la Defensión, the Gothic cloister, and the Arrayanes courtyard. There are notable paintings by Roelas decorating the main altar in the church.

  • Construction: Carthusian monastery
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 15th century

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Monday to Saturday

    From 9:30 AM to 11:15 AM From 12:45 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Closing days: Public holidays

Prices

  • Admission free

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