Church of San Andrés

Elciego, Spain

Church of San Andrés is an impressive church built in stone in the 16th century. In the same building, several architectural styles are to be seen, from the gothic to the neoclassical and the renaissance. The most Gothic parts are the nearest to the towers. It's the only remaining part of the Gothic building over which the current building was erected. Picturesque columns and archs. In the other part of the church we can see the sacristy, in neoclassical style. In the middle part we can see the stylistic evolution in the building. In the 'crucero' part we can see a Renaissance style. The church has also a baroque and renaissance-style altarpiece. The 18th-century organ, of classical style, is still in use and used for concerts.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Paz Parra (11 months ago)
Beautiful town with a large church and a spectacular natural environment, as well as very clean
Jose A. Morales (11 months ago)
The interior is of great beauty and harmony. An exuberant baroque that fortunately has survived to this day.
Mertxe Berganzo (16 months ago)
Precious. Like no other
EUGENIO MORALES (17 months ago)
lovely
Alberto Álvarez Casasnovas (2 years ago)
Beautiful facade, impresses with its towers and looks like a fortress
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