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Contact details

Plaza de la Santa 2
05001  Ávila  (Castile-Leon)
www.santateresadejesus.com
www.avilaturismo.com
Tel.:+34 920211030

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Ávila

Ávila

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Description

Built over the birthplace of Saint Teresa of Avila

The convent, inaugurated in 1636, was built on the site of the birthplace of Saint Teresa of Avila and designed by the architect Fray Alonso de San José.

 Highlights include the church's Baroque façade, and the interior with a Latin cross floor plan, whose side naves contain magnificent sculptures by the master Gregorio Fernández.

Construction:
Convent

Artistic period:
Baroque

Historic period:
17th century

Practical information

Schedule


Relic room: every day, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm and 3:30-7 pm. Church: from October to May, 9:30 am to 1 pm and 3:30-7:30 pm. Museum: 10 am-2 pm and 4-8 pm. 1 October to 29 March, 10 am to 1:30 pm and 3:30-5:30 pm (last admission 30 minutes before closing). Closed: Mondays


Prices

Admission free Church and Relic Room
Museum: General admission: €2. Reduced admission €1.50 (groups)

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