Founded in the 14th century, the Convent of Belvís was rebuilt during the barroque period by the mexican archbishop Monroy, who belonged to the Dominican order.
The convent of Belvís was founded in the XIV century by Teresa González.
The church is a buildingwork of Fernando de Casas y Novoa, who carried out the front's execution of the side facing Obradorio Square in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, and who developed in the communion's facade its characteristic geometric-vegetable decoration.
The dominic barefoot nuns who live in do delicious cookies which it is possible to buy directly in the very convent and, in the course of time, they won well-deserved reputation.
As a closed convent the visiting hours are restricted, although it is possible to visit during certain moments during the day.
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