Santa María la Nueva Church
Iglesia de Santa María la Nueva
After the fire of 1168 during the Motín de la Trucha, the church needed to be rebuilt.The apse and some parts of the wall from the XI century are preserved.Out of the three naves of the original building he did one.Separated from the apse by a pointed toral pointed arch.Of note inside the church is its font with Biblical motifs sculptured on its exterior (christening of Christ, Apostles, and Prophets).Also to be found in the Santa María la Nueva The 'Cristo Yacente' by Francisco Fermín from the school of Gregorio Fernández. A carving from the XVII century highly valued by the Zamorians, and to whom the Easter festivities are dedicated.
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- Historic period:
- 11th century
Closed temporarily for renovation works.