Collegiate of Santa María la Mayor

Interesting
The Arabs built an alcázar here, which was taken by King Sanchez I Ramirez at the end of the 11C. It was that time and the early 12C that saw the construction of the walls and the church, which was transformed c 1530. The north gallery of the Romanesque cloisters has preserved its lovely capitals representing scenes from the Bible: Balaam with the ass, Adam and Eve, the Last Supper... all sculpted in a rich archaic style. Inside the church, you can admire a fine Romanesque Christ from the 12C.

Useful information

Phone:

+34 974 48 42 61

Price:

2 € (-13 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

guided tours Jun-Sep: 11.30am-1pm, 4.30pm-7pm; rest of year: 11am-1.30pm, 4pm-6pm

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