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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you're finished touring the ancient "walls" of Avila, take some time to visit this visitor site not too far from there. This place has a certain calming effect and is a nice way to gain some serenity during a hectic and busy day. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank johnnnita
Reviewed 30 December 2018

The convent and the church are on the same site. The church is particular beautiful inside with a number of stained glass windows dedicated to the Saint. The is also an altar dedicated to the saint. Please remember that this site is a church and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PaulLuehrmann
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Born around the time of the contra-reformation, she is the first female church father, and was responsible for making monastery life more strict and making it more popular (at least with the population at large) again, during the contra-reformation. On the place where she was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This was my favorite church in Avila and perhaps the most important. Built in 1636 around the room where the saint was born in 1515, this is the most important centre of Saint Teresa. There are three main attractions: the church, a relics room and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 21 October 2018

It's a bit of a worry that you do such good work in life that your friends cut your finger off to keep as a relic. We didn't view this particular relic but you can if you choose to. The founder of the Carmelite order...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The convent is right next to the Puerta de Santa Teresa where we walked thru from the public parking near the Parque de Rastra. Tip there are public restrooms in this unmanned parking deck. You will need coins to pay for parking. The church is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This 17th century convent has a lovely baroque facade. We did not go into the museum but enjoyed sitting and listening to the organ music.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

This church was built around the birthplace of Santa Teresa. Lots about her early life. A must if you are doind the whole Santa Teresa visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you are interested in St Teresa of Avila, you have to visit this church built over her birthplace. It has a small but interesting museum attached - with gift shop!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MonsDenis
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting story behind St. Theresa of Avila. This convent was built around her home and has many vignettes depicting her early life in Avila. Also a bronze sculpture of her in front of the convent where some Catholics come to offer prayers.

Date of experience: July 2018
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No lines when we went in Spring. 45 minutes is max.
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