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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Patxi ramos (12 months ago)
Entre Santo Domingo de la Calzada dirección Burgos nos encontramos Belorado. Un precioso pueblo situado en un paraje natural espectacular. Forma parte del Camino de Santiago. En él puedes encontrar el Monasterio de Santa Clara donde hacen un chocolate excelente y un coro en la misa que te dejará sin respiración, la iglesia de Santa María La Mayor, albergues para peregrinos o el museo de radiocomunicaciones. Es, sin duda, un museo al aire libre con sus decenas de murales que engalanan las calles de esta preciosa localidad.
José Víctor Orón Semper (13 months ago)
Kindness, precious liturgy. And some delicious chocolates. Visit them. Your heart will puff up.
Edurne Zubiete (14 months ago)
Exciting mass at 9:30, sung by the nuns. Listening to it, I went back to my childhood, already distant, but in which I was very happy.
Monika Martinez Ruiz (14 months ago)
The chocolate that the nuns make is breathtaking. Totally essential to buy some chocolate.
JOSE IGNACIO GONZALEZ SORIANO (2 years ago)
A good place for a retreat
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