Monastery of Santa Isabel la Real

 

The Monastery of Santa Isabel la Real is located at Calle de Santa Isabel La Real, 15. The monastery was founded by Queen Isabel in 1501 and the construction was done in the 16th century. The monastery was used by the nuns of Santa Clara. The chapel was finished in 1525, while the cloister was finished in 1592. The monastery accumulated many works of art since that time, including paintings and sculptures from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The façade has the coat of arms of the Catholic Kings. There is a tower with the Mudejar design and is the oldest tower in Granada. The main chapel was created in the second half of the 16th century and has a coffered ceiling in the Engish Gothic style and has beautiful mural paintings. The Chapel of Don Pedro de la Calle is important. The cloister has the Renaissance style and has an octagonal fountain in the center. There are many sculptures and images of the Christ Child, which were important in Granada’s art.

 

Hours:

Guided visits on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11 am.

Tel: 958-277-836, 657-406-720, 696-849-063.