Monastery of Santa Clara, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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Timothy H. Crowther (was created by)
18th century
Built in the 18th century, the Monastery of Santa Clara is an example of the Spanish Baroque which was dominant in the Galician region during this time. Its unusual and elaborate facade was completed by Simon Rodriguez. Keywords: Spain, Santiago de Compostela, Convento de Santa Clara, shrine, pilgrimage, religious complexes. Submitted by Timothy Crowther, recipient of the 2005 Whitaker Travelling Fellowship.
18th Century (1700 - 1799 CE)