Church of San Saturnino

Pamplona, Spain

The Romanesque church of San Saturnino was probably built between 1180-1200 over the primitive church. The Romanesque church was suffered by several attacks during the course of conflicts with neighboring towns in the 13th century. The current Gothic appearance dates from the 13th century.

Located on Calle San Saturnino, the portico offers a set of Gothic-style sculpture made between the late 13th and early 14th centuries. It is preceded by a 16th century atrium made up of several vaults with pointed arches, being decorated with beautiful Gothic carvings.

The two towers are from medieval times, reaching a height of 55 m. They are part of the characteristic layout of the Pamplona skyline.



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Founded: 1180-1200
Category: Religious sites in Spain


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RIJO PAUL (7 months ago)
One of the Ancient church of Navarra. Place of Prayer.
Rijo Paul (7 months ago)
One of the historical Church of Pamplona. Place of prayer.
Michael Golden (2 years ago)
This is a big church. From the outside it has a friendly atmosphere and when entering it retains this. A good place to visit.
Oleg Naumov (4 years ago)
Excellent monument of medieval Navarese culture and architecture. Unfortunately majority original interiors we lost in result of several baroque reconstructions. Fortunately two Gothic chapels survived. There is excellent bas-relief of XIV century with mounted knight. Admission is free but any donation is welcomed and highly appreciated. Visitors are allowed to take non commercial photo without flash light.
Anna Hautzinger (5 years ago)
This church has the original gothic worship area that has a porch along the street. Inside you see a larger addition that has a much more baroque sensibility, with the dichotomy being a bit overwhelming. The older part is more serene and definitely worth a look.
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