Monastery of Ucles, Ucles

#5 of 35 in Historic Sites in Province of Cuenca
Historic Site · Architectural Building
The Monastery de Santiago de Uclés is in the Spanish town of Uclés in Castile-La Mancha and was built by the Order of Santiago, whose main headquarters (Caput Ordinis, "Head of the order") was in that town.
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  • We visited the monastery together with Segobriga and the town of Ucles. One can tell the monastery was a very important one. The main entrance is incredibly well ornamentated and the building is...  more »
  • Home to the Order of Santiago ( the others are Alcántara, Calatrava and Montesa) the Monastery is set above the small, white, walled town of Uclés amid the monumental ruins of the Moorish citadel...  more »
  • Great visit! Good value! We drove by this many times on the way home to Madrid and never stopped! Glad we did a good visit! Don't forget to visit the shop with regional food products.
  • Monastery just one hour outside of Madrid. A beautiful place for weddings and the like but also worth visiting for its history! Great views of the surrounding area too.
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