Monasterio de la Victoria, Province of Cadiz

Monasterio de la Victoria is a former monastery located in El Puerto de Santa María, province of Cádiz, southern Spain. It was built in the 16th century by Dukes of Medinaceli. The buildings housed a prison between 1886 and 1981.

Monasterio de la Victoria
Native name
Spanish: Iglesia de la Prisión Central
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LocationEl Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain
Coordinates36°36′20.38″N 6°13′2.88″W / 36.6056611°N 6.2174667°W / 36.6056611; -6.2174667Coordinates: 36°36′20.38″N 6°13′2.88″W / 36.6056611°N 6.2174667°W / 36.6056611; -6.2174667
Official nameIglesia de la Prisión Central, Iglesia del Monasterio de la Victoria
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1978-12-29
Reference no.(R.I.) - 51 - 0004322 - 00000
Monasterio de la Victoria, Province of Cadiz is located in Spain
Monasterio de la Victoria, Province of Cadiz
Location of Monasterio de la Victoria in Spain

Its church was declared Bien de Interés Cultural on December 29, 1978.[citation needed]

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