Contact details

Baixada del Monestir, 9
08034  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
Tel.:+34 932563434



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Gothic monastery with a single-nave church.

The Gothic style monastery was built in the 14th century. The church has only one nave.

The monastery was founded in 1326 by Queen Elisenda de Montcada, the third wife of James II. The church has only one nave, a polygonal apse and magnificent rose windows. Sant Miquel chapel was painted by Ferrer Bassa in 1343, following the basic chapel design of the Italians.

  • Construction: Monastery
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 14th century
  • Setting: La Encarnación Monastery.

Practical information


  • From Apr 01 to Sep 30
  • From Tuesday to Friday From 10:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday From 10:00 to 19:00
  • Sunday From 10:00 to 20:00
  • From Oct 01 to Mar 31
  • From Tuesday to Friday From 10:00 to 14:00
  • From Saturday to Sunday From 10:00 to 17:00
  • Closing days: Monday


  • General: €4.40
  • Reduced: €3.10
  • Groups: €3.10
  • Children: Admission free
  • ICOM members and associations: Admission free


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