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Address: Calle Santa Clara 2, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
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+34 923 26 96 23

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Lots of interesting stuff and history

Chose this one by location, near center, and never regreted it !. Very freindly and informative guide/greeter lady. Many beautiful and interesting items and details in buildning... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Karin B

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Chose this one by location, near center, and never regreted it !. Very freindly and informative guide/greeter lady. Many beautiful and interesting items and details in buildning. Religious artifacts of great interest too. The collection of historic artifacts and household/farming equipment was very good and informative for us .Also interesting collectioon of old toys ! We reallky like this kind... More 

Thank Karin B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This little convent just off the Gran Via is worth a visit. It has amazing treasures and houses a church with a fantastic Churriguera altar. On the ground floor are recently uncovered wall paintings dating back to the 13th century. You can go right to the top to see the original ceiling which was later covered by an 18th century... More 

Thank Bernie S
Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

I really liked this place, and being the only visitor meant I not only got an hour's tour, but also a Spanish lesson. Of partcular note: 14th century frescoes and the old ceiling from before the church was re-built - I clambered up and down metal staircases to get close-ups of the old paintings.

Thank HeLy1966
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great guided tour to an 800 years convent that is still active. You can go up and see from upclose the original roof top. It also includes a very complete ethnographic museum.

Thank Leonor P
Fatima, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

If you have the chance ask for Carmen the keeper of the place. She was a wonderful guide explaining everything as we went along the choir, the church, the ethnographic museum. Very interesting

Thank Manzarra
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We turned up here, on the E edge of Salamanca old town, just before lunchtime closing. It seemed locked up so we turned away, only to be called back by a lady who took us on a personal guided tour. She didn't speak any English or French but was so expressive that we understood most of what she said. It's... More 

2 Thank Eric B
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Nice exterior but not much to see inside as it is the local library' not sure why this is on the must list

Thank FrequentTripster
Washington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The outside of this building is quite plain but once inside, there are multiple reasons to be awed by the art and architecture. The altar is the centerpiece.

Thank ozdess9
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

This convent has a rather strange set-up. A very friendly woman shows people around but you can only get in every hour or so. The lady escorts you to various parts and then lets you look around yourself or at times accompanies you. There are lots of wonderful things in this convent including medieval wall frescoes which were discovered relatively... More 

2 Thank PublicTransportFan
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

We visited this during our recent trip to Salamanca. At first, when we turned up, we couldn't work out how to get in, even although there was a timetable of guided tours (they seem to run over 50 minutes from 9.30 when they're open). Another visitor managed to find a nun and we were able to go on the tour.... More 

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