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Convento de Santa Teresa

Plaza de la Santa, Avila, Spain
+34 920 21 10 30
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“small museum” (6 reviews)
“small garden” (3 reviews)
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Plaza de la Santa, Avila, Spain
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+34 920 21 10 30
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"small museum"
in 6 reviews
"small garden"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful gold"
in 2 reviews
"bronze statue"
in 2 reviews
"baroque facade"
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"beautiful church"
in 5 reviews
"stained glass windows"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 3 reviews
"impressive sight"
in 2 reviews
"birthplace"
in 8 reviews
"ring"
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"nun"
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"fingers"
in 18 reviews
"saint"
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"teresa"
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"honor"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Teresa is key to the history of Avila so you should make a point of seeing where she spent years praying. Very beautiful with plenty of interesting artefacts and history. Great gift shop too with beautiful books.

Thank Tina W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a catholic I really enjoyed and was very moved when visiting the Convent and the hearing the whole story of Saint Therese.

Thank Esther I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site and square was one of the major attractions in Avila. The adjioning shop and museum was well worthwhile visiting. Interesting history and free entry into the convent/church but must be dressed appropriately.

Thank Len P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An impressive church in memory of Saint Teresa who was born and lived here. You can see her bedroom and the garden in which she played. The church is very ornate and in the small museum, by the side are several artefacts including her finger...More

Thank SagaloutsTour
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

LOVED visiting this beautiful place. Enjoyed learning the history of St Theresa and founding the Order of the Carmelites. The Roman Aqueduct was amazing to see when we entered the town.

Thank sparky221
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is located at Plaza de la Santa, 2, and is on the site where Santa Teresa was born. It was designed by Fray Alonso de San Jose and founded in 1636. It was built as a convent for Carmelite nuns. The church has a...More

Thank BennyMalaga
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

There is a historical display within this church and it is well presented and worth the time and energy (in the heat) to find and explore

Thank G_EvansWales
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church with relics of st. Teresa in attached building. Church built in her honor but not where she was baptized.

Thank steve z
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very impressive and moving. Atmospheric and full of history of Teresa of Avila. Try to go when it is ot busy - early morning when it opens maybe.

Thank Keith B
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The Convento of St Teresa Davila is a lovely building and well worth a visit. It really is a very serene church and is beautifully decorated. It's cupola is impressive and the altar is backed by beautiful gold gilt iconography. The facade is magnificent in...More

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kovacszs
17 July 2017|
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Response from Veggie L | Reviewed this property |
No lines when we went in Spring. 45 minutes is max.
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