Contact details

24415  Peñalba de Santiago, Ponferrada, León  (Castile-Leon)
http://www.ponferrada.org/turismo/es/monumentos/iglesia-santiago-penalba
Tel.:+34 987424236

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
León

León

Description

A Mozarab church.

This is the only remaining vestige of the 9th-century monastery founded by San Genadio.

It was built in the 10th century by order of Abbot Salomón. It is in Mozarab style. It has a cross plan with 2 chapels joined to the single nave of the church by horseshoe arches.

Construction:
Church

Artistic period:
Mozarabic

Historic period:
10th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Oct 01 to Apr 30
From Wednesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 16:30 to 20:00

Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00

Closing days: Monday, Tuesday

From May 01 to Sep 30
From Wednesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 17:00 to 21:00

Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:00

Closing days: Monday, Tuesday

Prices

Admission free

Map


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