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Contact details

Plaza de Granada 1
05008  Ávila  (Castile-Leon)
www.monasteriosantotomas.com
www.avilaturismo.com
Tel.:+34 920220400

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Ávila

Ávila

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Description

It was built towards the end of the fifteenth century. It has three beautiful cloisters.

It was built towards the latter end of the 15th century, it has three beautiful cloisters the most notable of which is the Reyes (Kings) Cloister.

Building work on the monastery began in 1482, under the orders of Martin de Solorzano. It has two floors and three cloisters: Noviciado (Noviciate), Silencio (Silence) and Reyes (Kings). Reyes Cloister is the largest of the three with its magnificent Mudejar coffering. The monastery's church has a Latin cross base and only one nave. It has eight side chapels with ribbed vaults. It houses the Oriental Art Museum.

Construction:
Monastery

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
15th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Sep 01 to Jun 30
From Monday to Sunday
From 10:30 to 14:00
From 15:30 to 19:30




From Jul 01 to Aug 31
From Monday to Sunday
From 10:30 to 20:30



Prices

General: €4
Groups: €3

Services

Audio guide

Map


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