Convento de las Dueñas

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The convent was founded in 1419 to accommodate the nuns of the Dominican order. Renaissance in style, the cloister, remodelled in the 16C, is pentagonal in shape and arranged on two levels. The capitals, particularly those on the second level, feature striking high-reliefs depicting fantastical creatures and frightening devils, in contrast to the medallions bearing the majestic heads of old men and graceful feminine faces on the lower level.

Useful information

Address:

Plaza del Concilio de Trento, 37001 Salamanca

Phone:

+34 923 21 54 42

Price:

2 €

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 10.30am-12.45pm, 4.30pm-7.30pm (winter 5.30pm) - closed Sun and Bank Hols

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