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.

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Names
Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
Monastery of the Barefoot Royals
IDs
318839 Go Historic
Address
Plaza de las Descalzas 3
Madrid, Spain
28013
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