Santa Clara Monastery

Medina de Pomar, Spain

Santa Clara Monastery was founded by Don Sancho Sanchez de Velasco and his wife Doña Sancha García in 1313. Throughout the centuries almost all members of the Velasco family were buried there.

The Gothic church has a single nave and is divided into side chapels. The High Altar has three altarpieces bathed in gold in the Rococo style.

The museum shows the works of art and relics of the monastery, most donated by the family Fernandez de Velasco.

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Medina de Pomar, Spain
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Founded: 1313
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Inacio Gonzalez (14 months ago)
Muy bonito para visitarlo y comprar dulces que hacen las monjitas, todos naturales so retodo las pastas de té buenísimas
Rincón de dalanyo (14 months ago)
Os recomiendo comprar dulces a las monjas de clausura, una increíble sensación para el paladar.
maria lucia brossa (14 months ago)
Poco conocido y es una pena. El lugar es precioso y las pastas que venden deliciosas
Koiote T (14 months ago)
Me hospedé en los apartamentos y estaban genial. El Monasterio merece una visita guiada, alberga una gran historia y grandes tesoros.
Arnold O'Valley Wolfe (16 months ago)
Tienen una hospedería en la que la comodidad es total. La visita a la Iglesia, la ermita y el museo tiene que ser concertada, pero a un precio muy cómodo. Si se quiere comprar pasteles a las hermanas en clausura se puede hacer y están muy ricos. Todas las monjas son maravillosas en cuanto a amabilidad y cordialidad. Hay que visitar esta joya de Las Merindades.
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