Basílica de San Vicente

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This large basilica stands on the alleged site of the 4C martyrdom of St Vincent and his sisters. It is Romanesque in style, although its pointed vaulting bears witness to the fact that construction extended from the 12C-14C. The main porch with its incredibly lifelike statue-columns is an outstanding sculptural achievement. Inside, beneath the lantern is the martyrs' tomb, a late-12C masterpiece crowned by a strange canopy, thought to be by the same sculptor as the door.

Useful information

Address:

Plaza de San Vicente, 6 1, 05001 Ávila

Phone:

+34 920 25 52 30

Price:

2.30 € (-11 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

May-Oct: 10am-7pm, Sun4pm-6pm; rest of year: 10am-1.30pm, 4pm-6.30pm, Sun 4pm-6pm (closed to visitors during offices)

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