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Convento de Santa Isabel la Real

Convento de Santa Isabel la Real
  • Alhambra Route - Nighttime
  • Alhambra Route - Daytime

Founded as a convent in 1504 by Isabel la Católica, the Convento de Santa Isabel la Real was built between 1574 and 1592 on part of a former palace of the Moorish rulers. The church has a single nave, with the main chapel above. The main chapel is Gothic, with pyramids, mouldings and pendentives in that style. The main altarpiece is also Gothic. Inside the chapel works of art by artists such as Pedro de Mena or Bocanegra are displayed. The Convento Santa Isabel la Real houses the burial tomb of the sculptor Bernardo Francisco de Mora.