Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes, Barcelona

4.7
#10 of 103 in Museums in Barcelona
The Gothic Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes, a residence for nuns, dates back to the 14th century. During medieval times, the city of Barcelona protected these members of the Order of Saint Clare, although little of the defenses remain today. Note the rose window on the facade of the church. In the former dormitory, you’ll find a permanent exhibition of paintings, including works by Rubens and Velázquez. Bring your camera and a map to help find the place. See Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes and all Barcelona has to offer by arranging your trip with our Barcelona day trip planning website.
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  • Definitely worth a stop to get a dose od serenity into a busy Barcelona trip. I thought the film on the history of the convent was particularly worthwhile.  more »
  • What a hidden gem, such an old building (school) having such vast history and old style architecture, it's worth going 5o this place. It's out of town, so need to plan to go there Or city bus tour...  more »
  • It is a lovely building but the audio guide didn't say how many people lived there, etc., and gave little real information. Church was closed which, as is part of the monatry was odd. Still...  more »

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