Convento de las Dueñas

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Cloister

The Convento de las Dueñas is a Dominican convent located in the city of Salamanca. It was built in the 15th and 16th centuries.

History[edit]

The convent was founded in 1419 by Juana Rodriguez Maldonado in her own palace. The church and the cloister were built around 1533.

Architecture[edit]

The convent preserve same of the original mudejar gates of the palace. One of them leads to the cloister. The capitals of the uppeer story are among the more prominent examples of the Plateresque.

Sources[edit]

  • Rodriguez G. de Ceballos, Alfonso (2005). Guía artística de Salamanca. León: Ediciones Lancia. ISBN 84-8177-103-1. 

Coordinates: 40°57′40″N 5°39′48.78″W / 40.96111°N 5.6635500°W / 40.96111; -5.6635500