This Hapsburg convent was founded in 1559 by Joan of Austria, whose daughter hid away here rather than endure marriage to Felipe II. It is now a museum of the treasures given to the convent.
Quick Facts on Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
- Other names
- Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, Madrid
Monastery of the Barefoot Royals
- Phone number
- Opening hours
- Sat and Tues-Thurs 10:30am-12:30pm and 3-5:45pm; Fri 10:30am-12:30pm; Sun 11am-1:15pm
- €5 adults, €2.60 children
Joint ticket with Monasterio de Encarnacion €6
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