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Plaza de la Santa, Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Esther I
Reviewed 3 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Len P
Reviewed 25 May 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank SagaloutsTour
Reviewed 30 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sparky221
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank G_EvansWales
Reviewed 25 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 355stevez
Reviewed 22 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Keith B
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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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