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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Christopher Shaw (15 months ago)
A lot went on here over the years. The part that gets me is the "luggage room"....
Izaskun Cerezo (20 months ago)
It is a place that transmits peace makes you feel the same way ... at peace thanks to the sisters who are responsible for that wonderful feeling
Ana Alvarez (2 years ago)
The wonderful tea cakes, and the bones, the ten donuts
Mertxetxuri Blanco Mata (2 years ago)
We couldn't see it because it was closed
Ana (2 years ago)
Some highly recommended sweets, especially the puff pastry horseshoes !!!
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