Church of Santa María del Azogue (Benavente)


Romanesque church from the 12th century in the shape of a Latin cross, with five apses, three naves and a large transept with four cross vaults. The two transept façades feature a pair of similar doors, decorated with images of the evangelists. Inside the church, there are gothic sculptures from the 13th century, among which the sculpture of the Annunciation in its original polychromy is particularly noteworthy. The church's columns are varied and feature decorative motifs in double zigzags with rows of small leaves.

Church of Santa María del Azogue (Benavente)

Plaza de Santa María, s/n.

49600  Benavente, Zamora  (Castilla y Leon)

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