Monasterio de Santa Paula - Granada, ES
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
N 37° 10.761 W 003° 35.973
30S E 446779 N 4114936
Quick Description: The old Monastery of Santa Paula was converted into an 5 stars hotel.
Location: Andalucía, Spain
Date Posted: 12/18/2020 7:11:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM13HE5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:

Monasterio de Santa Paula

" Modern age: 1500-1540
Styles: Mudejar, Renaissance

The monastery was built on top of a group of houses, some of which were added to the convent. Because of this, the remains of Arab houses can bee still found inside. The church presents a rectangular ground plan covered with a wooden frame. the graves of it's founders were placed inside. When the Gran Via de Colón was opened, the convent lost it's orchard and a historicist facade was added. The church is entered from Santa Paula Street."

Retrieved from the historical marker.

Date of origin:: 1500-1540

Architect(s): Unknown

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Gran Via de Colón, Granada, Andalucía, ES

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