Santa María Church

Bareyo, Spain

Santa María de Bareyo was originally founded in the ninth century, along with many similar institutions as part of the Asturian kingdom's repopulation efforts. The Romanesque structure was likely built in the late twelfth century. Though there have been numerous later additions, greatly changing the edifice's exterior appearance, the choir, transept, lantern tower, and baptismal font are original.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Javier Gonzalez-Soria (7 months ago)
The Romanesque church of Santa María de Bareyo (Cantabria) offers us a sculptural universe of enormous personality and magnetism. His workshop is linked to other Cantabrian and Burgos churches.
Jose Menchaca Gonzalez (8 months ago)
Beautiful Romanesque church from the 12th century, with a baptismal font from the same period.
Markus Hoffmann (2 years ago)
Nice place
Stevie Sutkus (2 years ago)
Fantastic building
Jaime G (3 years ago)
Beautiful Romanesque church located in the Camino del Norte. The polychromed baptismal font is an exceptional art piece! It’s only open for visits during the Summer.
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