Iglesia de Santiago del Arrabal

Toledo, Spain

Santiago del Arrabal was built in 1245-1248 at the orders of Sancho II on the site of an older church and a mosque that is known to have been used since 1125. Many characteristics of the mosque have remained in the present building which is built in the Mudéjar architectural style. The church is named after Saint James (Santiago) of the outskirts (Arrabal). The patrons of the church during its foundation were members of the Diosdado family, knight commanders of the Order of Santiago.

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Founded: 1245-1248
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Osayomore Imafidon (8 months ago)
To GOD Almighty be the glory.
Dori Benito (2 years ago)
Great Mudéjar style
Kent Wang (3 years ago)
built in 1245–48, at the orders of Sancho II, on the site of an earlier building, possibly a mosque. Many characteristics of Islamic architecture, such as the horseshoe arch, have remained in the present building which is built in the Mudéjar style. Haven't been inside. Some nice restaurants with terraza nearby
Esther de la Fuente Piedra (3 years ago)
Nice church in the heart of Toledo.
Bilal Ghanem (5 years ago)
Nice "Church". The islamic arts still clear on the building
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