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WARNING

The chapel of Sant Miquel is closed for restoration and maintenance until March of 2018

Rental of spaces

The Monestir de Pedralbes is an ideal setting for cultural activities. However, the monumental complex’s preservation and the Museum’s daily activities must be respected, as must the community of Order of St. Clare nuns who live there. More information about the requierements for renting the space can be found at Rental of Space

The cloister is the central structure around which the monastery is organized. Considered the world’s largest Gothic cloister, it has two galleries with twenty-six columns on each side made of nummulitic stone – limestone containing fossil remains – from Girona, and a third upper gallery added later.

The refectory, where the nuns had their meals, in silence, is located in the cloister, facing the Fountain of the Angel, where the nuns used to wash their hands. The antechamber, called De Profundis, still conserves the original wall cabinets, covered with tiles from Valencia dating from the 16th and 18th centuries, where the individual eating utensils were kept. This intermediate space was where the first prayer was said, addressed to the departed nuns and benefactors of the community

The Sala de les Claraboies occupies the upper floor of the infirmary wing, built in the late 16th century. “Day cells” were installed inside, which were later used for various purposes: library and the museum of the community, known as the “Museuet” or little museum.

The Activities Room (Sala Claraboies de l’Estrella) occupies the upper floor of the infirmary wing, built in the late 16th century. “Day cells” were installed inside, which were later used for various purposes: library and the museum of the community, known as the “Museuet” or little museum.