Gradefes


Monastery of San Miguel de la Escalada


Contactgegevens

Carretera Nacional 601 León-Mansilla de las Mulas
24166  San Miguel de Escalada, Gradefes, León  (Castile-Leon)
info@aytogradefes.org
http://www.aytogradefes.org
Tel.:+34 987333153

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Beschrijving

Mozarabic splendour in León

The Monastery of San Miguel de La Escalada is a beautiful example of the Mozarabic style in the province of León. It was built by Cordoban monks in 913, and its cenobium has a sturdy Romanesque tower dating from the late 11th century.

The church belonging to the monastery has a basilical floor plan with three naves which are lined by horseshoe arches and covered with wooden ceilings. Particular highlights include the portico, formed by twelve horseshoe arches supported on columns with capitals.

  • Bouw: Monastery
  • Artistieke periode: Mozarabic
  • Historische periode: 10th century
  • Omgeving: Mansilla de las Mulas (located in the heart of the Way of Saint James in León), the Monastery of Santa María de Gradefes and the Monastery of Villaverde de Sandoval.

Praktische informatie

Openingstijden

  • Vanaf 01 Oct tot 31 Mar
  • Van Woensdag tot Zaterdag Van 10:00 tot 14:00 Van 16:00 tot 18:00
  • Vanaf 01 May tot 30 Sep
  • Van 10:00 tot 14:00 Van 17:00 tot 20:00
  • Feestdagen en Zondag Van 10:00 tot 15:00
  • Sluitingsdagen: Monday, Tuesday

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