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St. Stephen's Convent (Convento de San Esteban)

Plaza del Concilio de Trento, Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 50 00
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Truly awesome

The cloister is so peaceful and well preserved. You can look up and see the storks nesting all over... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rountreec
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Lots to see

Amazingly large worship space, great artwork. Lots to see - definitely worth the time you will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen M
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Plaza del Concilio de Trento, Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The cloister is so peaceful and well preserved. You can look up and see the storks nesting all over the elaborate rooftops. The church has the most ornate, golden altarpiece I have ever seen. Not to be missed.

Thank rountreec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazingly large worship space, great artwork. Lots to see - definitely worth the time you will spend there.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance to the cloisters is amazing and with the long corridors must have been cool in summer. The garden is beautiful but small. The stairwell is beautifully done with patterns. One of the best stairwells I've seen but they are on a lean as...More

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dominican friars may have taken a vow of poverty, but their order definitely did not. This is a massive place - huge imposing church, with a facade full of statues unharmed by passing wars and infidels (or well restored), and a very large two-storey...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Convento de San Esteban is one of the most beautiful churches/monasteries in Salamanca. The facade is specially beautiful and looks like a main altarpiece. The museum was specially interesting.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is some much to see in the detail that you need to allow twice as much time and not rush as you will miss the best bits

Thank John G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Only 3.5 euros to view the convent. Unfortunately there are no English speaking tours and all the displays are in Spanish. The chapel is magnificent and there is also a museum on the second floor which is included in the admission price.

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 16 March 2017

There is a small charge to enter the Convent and Church of Saint Stephen (San Esteban). I recall also paying to rent an audio guide. For an hour, I was amazed at the wealth of the Dominicans and of the Catholic Church at the time...More

Thank aferry
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This Dominican monastery is dating back to the 16 century and it was here where idea of Columbus about the new way to Indias was supported by the monks. The church is famous for its frescoes

Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Located next to our hotel, we visited this place the last day of our stay What a amazing and clean monument!!! Nice details and wonderful art work

Thank titi1966
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liz255068
Please Is it possible to stay in this Convent? Or any other Convent in this city?
29 April 2015|
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