Contact details

Plaza San Martín s/n
34440  Frómista, Palencia  (Castile-Leon)
turismo@fromista.com
www.fromista.com
Tel.:+34 979810194
Tel.:+34 979810128

Location

Palencia

Reservations


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Description

The purity of the Spanish Romanesque.

This is one of the purest examples of Spanish Romanesque. It was built by Doña Mayor, the widow of Sancho Mayor, King of Navarre, and has been the spiritual resting place of the pilgrims on the road to Santiago.

The building features three naves, all with barrel vaults and rib arches. There are three circular apses in the sanctuary, and the transept has a polygonal dome. The capitals of the columns are exceptionally lovely and are profusely decorated with vegetation and iconographic motifs. The two circular towers flanking the entrance door on the facade are a new development reminiscent of the German style. Inside, a Crucified Christ of exceptional value is conserved.

  • Construction: Church
  • Artistic period: Romanesque
  • Historic period: 11th century
  • Setting: Santa María del Castillo Church, San Pedro Church.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Oct 02 to Mar 31
  • From Monday to Sunday From 10:00 to 14:00 From 15:30 to 18:30
  • From Apr 01 to Oct 01
  • From Monday to Sunday From 09:30 to 14:00 From 16:30 to 20:00

Joint visit with the Church of San Pedro.

Prices

  • General: €1,50
  • Reduced: €1

Admission free for pilgrims on Wednesdays

Services

Guided tours

Map



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