Santa Maria De Budejo Monastery

Santa Cruz de Juarros, Spain

Santa María de Bujedo Monastery was probably founded between  1159-1172. The oldest documentary evidence confirming the existence of the monastery dates from 1182. It was confiscated in 1835.

The church, built in the first half of the 13th century, has a Latin cross plan with a single nave. There are some remains left of the original monastery buildings dating to the the 13th century. Seven double capitals and four bases are preserved from the medieval cloister.

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Founded: c. 1159
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Ismail U. (12 months ago)
Relaxing space
Javier Anuncibay (20 months ago)
For its monumental value. Its history and its architecture. The Guide by one of the friars of La Salle. Charming and very didactic. The butterfly exhibition is unique. The friar who has made it has about 30,000 in total. Here in Bujedo only has about 30000
Ángel Díaz (2 years ago)
A monastery of medieval origin that must be seen. Excellent welcome from the Brothers of La Salle.
Pedro Cirauqui Busto (2 years ago)
An excellent visit. The butterfly collection is wonderful. (17,000 copies).
Raúl Rojo (2 years ago)
Premostratense monastery, nowadays of the Brothers of La Salle. Impressive church of transition from Romanesque to Gothic, Cistercian style. Nice garden to visit.
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