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Convento de Santa Teresa, Avila
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  • Explained we guide the convent, dates from the 1636, was built on the birthplace of Santa Teresa de Jesús and designed by the architect Fray Alonso de San Jose. In the Church is the Baroque façade, and inside, Latin cross, whose aisles contain magnificent sculptures of the master Gregorio Fernández. Not only by tourism, devotees of Santa Teresa as well as visit the Hermitage, the Museum and the convent, can thus take advantage of best visit contemplating a relic and the bedroom birthplace Santa, also preserved, as well as his garden. The full is very well preserved.
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  • St. Teresa, a Carmelite nun, was born in Avila in 1515. The 17th century convent of St. Teresa, built on top of the home where she was born, has long been a destination for Catholics from around the w...  more »
  • Anyone get dressed Avila should visit Santa Teresa. For its history, for its architecture, and due to its importance for all Avila.
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  • Recommended!!
  • This is the birthplace of St Teresa of Jesus. I have never been myself but would love to visit it and it has a great link to a website that celebrates her 500th birthday next year. I wanted some info as this is her feast day the 15th October
  • Gorgeous ceiling and Windows.
  • Nuns built on the former home of the Holy family, within which you can visit a huge Museum which presents his life, sequentially orders that they influenced it to carry out the Carmelite reform, the initiation and development of its foundations in life and his work translated into several languages, in addition to the Church, which includes the set of two wonderful carvings by Gregorio Fernández of the Holy and the vision of Christ tied the column of great realism and drama, especially the wounds of Christ that seem to still be bleeding. Visit to learn about the life and work of Santa Teresa.
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  • The Church, built on the birthplace of Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada, is set with the Carmelite convent. Below, the great vaulted crypt of burials, only within religious architecture Spanish. The church, built on the birthplace of Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada, form together with the Carmelite convent. Beneath the great Frantoio crypt burials, unique within the Spanish religious architecture.
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