Palacio de Villardompardo

Palacio de Villardompardo

The Palace of the Counts of Villardompardo was built in the sixteenth century by Fernando Torres y Portugal, I Count of Villardompardo and Viceroy of Peru.

At the end of the eighteenth century, the building was acquired by the Junta del Real Hospicio, installing the Hospicio de Mujeres. The Hospice was expanded in 1901 and again 1903, demolishing some houses and building a chapel. It was inaugurated in 1903  with the dedication of La Visitación.

In 1970, the Hospice transferred to another location and extensive building restoration works discovered the Arab Baths located in the basements.  

The buildings current use is a cultural centre called the Palacio de Villardompardo Cultural Center. It alo houses the Museo Internacional Arte Naïf and the Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares

Located en Plaza Santa Luisa de Marillac


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