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Contact details

Calle Kurutziaga s/n
48200  Durango, Vizcaya - Bizkaia  (Basque Country)
turismo@durango-udala.net
http://www.durango-udala.net
Tel.:+34 946033938

Location

Autonomous region:
Basque Country

Province/Island:
Vizcaya - Bizkaia

Bizkaia

Reservations


Description

Also know as Calvario de Durango. Represents a Calvary of an unusual size with social, religious, and allegoric connotations.It is a monument that is 4.30 metres high.The base comprises a polygonal plinth.The serpent of the Garden of Eden is coiled around the mast.Another of the reliefs represent the Expulsion from paradise, and on the other two sides Eve's temptation and Adam's sin is illustrated.The upper body of the tambour has an iconograph of the Apostalade.On the upper portion is the cross, on one side there is the Calvary with the Crucifixion, Mary and Saint Juan, and on the other side there is Mary and child between Santa Catalina and Santa Águeda.

Construction:
Sculpture groups

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
15th century

Practical information

Prices

Open access.

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