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Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians

The Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians (Spanish: Convento de las Monjas Trinitarias Descalzas) is a convent located in Madrid, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1943.[citation needed]

Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians
Native name
Spanish: Convento de las Monjas Trinitarias Descalzas
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LocationMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40°24′49″N 3°41′49″W / 40.413674°N 3.697037°W / 40.413674; -3.697037Coordinates: 40°24′49″N 3°41′49″W / 40.413674°N 3.697037°W / 40.413674; -3.697037
Official name: Convento de las Monjas Trinitarias Descalzas
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1943
Reference no.RI-51-0000199
Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians is located in Spain
Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians
Location of Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians in Spain

Writer Miguel de Cervantes was buried at the convent in 1616. His remains were temporarily transferred elsewhere in 1673 during rebuilding, and were then lost until forensic scientists discovered them in 2015.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ruz, Camila (17 March 2015). "Spain finds Don Quixote writer Cervantes' tomb in Madrid". BBC News. Retrieved 17 March 2018.