Corpus Christi Convent


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Corpus Christi Convent

Don Per Afan de Ribera, first Duke of Alcalá, Marquis of Tarifa, sponsored the construction of this convent in the late 16th century. Occupied by nuns of the Cistercian order and later Clarissian nuns of the Franciscan Order. The building itself consists on two floors, with an arcaded courtyard of semicircular arches on the ground floor. The entire structure is built in stone and brick. In addition, it has a beautiful staircase with a superb carved stone balustrade and a domed ceiling with a magnificent decoration.

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  • Address: Convento del Corpus Cristi, Plaza de las Monjas, Bornos
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