Front facade and entrance portico to the rightThe facade, conceived as a giant reredos, is divided into three registers and decorated elaborately with Plateresque notifs. The tympanum depicts the martyrdom of St. Stephen, the protector of this Dominican priory. (See below.) The relief is signed on the stone by the sculptor, Juan Antonio Ceroni.
Views from the side
The cloister interiorKnown both as the Kings' Cloister or thr Cloister of the Processions, it is characterized by vaulting with beautiful tracery.
The CloisterTo the south of the main church, as is traditional in monasteries, the square cloister has two stories, with the bottom as a sort of screen, the windows of which have arched tops, and are divided into four smaller arches, separated by slender square piers.
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