Cartuja of Miraflores
It is situated in the east part of the city, in an area of the Fuentes Blancas urban park.
The buildings were originally built as a palace. In 1441 the abbey was founded by John II of Castile. In 1452 the palace was damaged by fire and reconstruction started in 1454 under the direction of the architects Juan de Colonia and Simón de Colonia.
Works of art
There are several works by Gil de Siloé:
- The main altarpiece.
- The mausoleum of King John II of Castile and of his wife, Isabella of Portugal.
- The funeral monument for Alfonso son of John II and brother of Isabella I of Castile.
Saint Bruno a sculpture by Manuel Pereira.
Annunciation by Pedro Berruguete.
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It can be accessed by walk and by private car. There is a public parking in front of the monastery.
The line 17 connects the Plaza de España with the Cartuja all the holiday and Sunday mornings.
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