El Real Monasterio de Santa Clara de Tordesillas
Community ID
S. Chiara
Date Founded
Foundation Information

Founded by Infanta Doña Beatriz, daughter of Pedro I, king of Castile and León, on site of a palace built by his father, Alfonso XI

Art & Artifacts

Present structure still displays liturgical furniture and artifacts including an important 15th century portable retablo and the clavichord of Juana la Loca.

State Of Medieval Structure

Many 15th century mudejar elements are preserved from the palace added to the convent, notably the Capilla Dorada, Capilla Mayor, and Capilla Mudéjar, in addition to the "Arab Baths".