San Miguel Church

Estella, Spain

San Miguel Church is built in the Romanesque to Gothic transitional style, apparent in the combination of elements from both styles inside. The richly ornamental northern front is in the Romanesque style and is considered one of the best in Navarre. The most interesting elements are the reliefs on either side of the front, which represent scenes from the Resurrection and the struggle of the Archangel St. Michael. The interior houses a Gothic reredos painted on stucco. It serves as the grave of the marquis of Muruzábal and Eguía. Of note among the sculptures on the reredos is a 17th century San Crispín.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Taryn (18 months ago)
Only got views from the outside after taking a walk during siesta. Very nice.
Santos Sastre (2 years ago)
The church of San Miguel in Estella is located on a rocky height that gives a feeling of strength. The door that gives access to the interior contains a great iconographic wealth. Just to see the cover is worth going up. Compensate generously.
Darkoilim (2 years ago)
It seemed to me the most beautiful church of all that I could see in Stella. The entrance portico has beautiful reliefs that are wonderful to see. I recommend visiting it and going with time to be able to enjoy what they preserve there.
luis sastre (2 years ago)
Precious
Marino Vilchez (3 years ago)
If you visit Estella you cannot miss it. The cloister and the church are very beautiful. There is an elevator to go up if you want to avoid the steps.
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