Sevilla travel guide


Sevilla Travel Guide

Convent of San Clemente

This monastery (male's convent) dates back to 13th century. It was founded by the king and saint Fernando and the Bishop Don Remondo afterwards they conquered the city from Moorish control. Later on, it became under the authority of an Archbishop of Sevilla.

Convent of San Clemente At The Convent of San Clemente, you can see a perfect example of Mudejar architecture with its finely carved ceiling with combinations of tiles coming from 1588. The main altar-piece was made by Felipe de Rivas in a Baroque style. Fresco paintings were made by Lucas Valdes in the 18th century. Arcades of the monastery hide fruit trees with palms.

The monastery devolved to the Order of the Cistercians many centuries later.

This construction was restored for purpose of exhibition "Expo 92". Since then, its galleries and some courtyards are accessible to public as well as the church.

Address: Calle Santa Clara 91
Phone: (+34) 954 378 040

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