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Huelgas Reales Convent

  • Exterior view of the Monastery of Las Huelgas Reales. Valladolid

    Exterior view of the Monastery of Las Huelgas Reales. Valladolid

  

Category

Monasteries and seminaries

Date

Siglo XIII

Style

Renaissance
Calle Huelgas 19
47005 Valladolid
Valladolid, Castile-Leon
Valladolid

A classical temple

A temple in the classical style (17th century). It houses important works of art in its interior: Gregorio Fernández, Juan de Juni, etc.

Almost all of its current works date from the 17th century. The church as only one nave, a barrel vault and a segmental dome over a transept. The main reredos is the work of Francisco Velázquez and possesses sculpture and reliefs by Gregorio Fernández. It possesses several lateral chapels, the railings of which are the work of Juan del Barco. It was founded by queen doña María de Molina, of whose palace some remains are preserved (the monumental gateway is the only vestige of Mudejar architecture in the town). Now a convent of enclosed nuns of the San Quirce Cistercian order.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Tuesday to Saturday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Public holidays

10:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Ticket office open up to one hour before closing time for monument.
Closed: 1 and 6 January, Good Friday, 1 May and 24, 25 and 31 December and days of official events announced on the National Heritage website.

Rates

 

General: €6

Admission free: under-5s, large families (when the tour is being taken by, at least, one adult and three of his or her children, or two if one of them is disabled), teachers, unemployed people and on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon for European Union and Ibero-American citizens.

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Jan 9, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018

Commemoration

Valladolid
Bicentenary of the birth of José Zorrilla

Orestes sarcophagus, 2nd century © Museo Arqueológico Nacional

Jul 5, 2017 to Nov 5, 2017

Exhibition

National Sculpture Museum - Valladolid
Exhibition: The Son of Laocoön. Alonso Berruguete and Pagan Antiquity

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Oct 21, 2017 to Oct 28, 2017

Festival

Calderón Theatre of Valladolid - Valladolid
Valladolid International Film Festival. SEMINCI

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Nov 18, 2017

Congress

National Sculpture Museum - Valladolid
Museologies. 1st Iberian Young Researchers’ Forum

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