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Contact details

Plaza de Santa María la Nueva s/n
49004  Zamora  (Castile-Leon)
oficinaturismo@zamora.es
http://www.turismoenzamora.es
Tel.:+34 980533694

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Zamora

Zamora

Description

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.

Construction:
Church

Artistic period:
Romanesque

Historic period:
11th century

Practical information

Schedule

Closed temporarily for renovation works.


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