Convent of San Pascual

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Convent of San Pascual
Native name
Spanish: Convento de San Pascual
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Location Aranjuez, Spain
Coordinates 40°01′55″N 3°36′01″W / 40.031953°N 3.600153°W / 40.031953; -3.600153Coordinates: 40°01′55″N 3°36′01″W / 40.031953°N 3.600153°W / 40.031953; -3.600153
Official name: Convento de San Pascual
Type Non-movable
Criteria Monument
Designated 1999[1]
Reference no. RI-51-0010465
Convent of San Pascual is located in Spain
Convent of San Pascual
Location of Convent of San Pascual in Spain
Convent of San Pascual

The Convent of San Pascual is a royal monastery in Aranjuez, Spain, founded by King Charles III of Spain as a Franciscan monastery and built from 1765 to 1770. Under the reign of Isabel II of Spain, it was assigned to the Conceptionist nuns, and now is under the administration of the Patrimonio Nacional.

The architect was the Italian Francesco Sabatini. The main altar has a painting by Anton Raphael Mengs.

It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1999.[1]

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