Monastery of Santa Clara

Belorado, Spain

Monastery of Santa Clara is presided by nuns of the order of the Poor Clares. It was founded in 1358, but ruined in war in 1458. In 1460 the buildings were repaired and church rebuilt. During the War of Independence, the community was forced to leave the monastery, which suffered pillage and destruction by French troops.

The church was built in Gothic style. It has Baroque style altarpieces from the 17th century, as well as the organ from 1799.

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Founded: 1358
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Pablo de la cruz Grijalba (12 months ago)
Lugar de Paz, tranquilo y se respira espiritualidad. Un maravilloso sitio donde meditar y reflexionar.
Raquel Jordá (13 months ago)
Edificio acogedor. Tienen repostería propia (chocolates). Se puede pasear por los alrededores, siguiendo el curso del río.
José Luis Alonso Rodriguez (2 years ago)
Tienen unos chocolates de alta bombonera. Una bendición lo que hacen las hermanas.
Javier Castroviejo (2 years ago)
Gran amabilidad por parte de las monjas. Riquísimas trufas del obrador del convento, sin duda alguna
Pablo Eduardo Quiroga (3 years ago)
Estuve en la misa de Navidad y no he tenido una sensación más mágica al escuchar a las monjas clarisas cantar Noche de Paz inigualable.
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