San Esteban Church and Monastery
Iglesia y Convento de San Esteban
A convent of the Order of the Dominicans. It was built between the 16th and the 17th centuries. Though it is a Gothic building, its decoration is Plateresque and Baroque. This church has a Latin-cross plan, with only one nave with a Baroque reredos flanked by spiral columns, made by José de Churriguera. Its main panel depicts a scene from the martyrdom of San Esteban, painted by Claudio Coello. The building has three cloisters, the most interesting of which being the Royal Cloister.
- Artistic period:
- Historic period:
- 16th century
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 16:00 to 19:00
Children: Admission free
Guided tour. By prior appointment.