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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Inma Malo (17 months ago)
Una magnifica iglesia que hay que visitar , ver y conocer ..de lo grandiosa que me parece..
Jesus G. Consentino (17 months ago)
Conjunto mudéjar impresionante. La iglesia invita a la oración
Jose Martinez de la Casa (18 months ago)
La iglesia de Santiago del Arrabal, nos la encontramos nada más traspasar La Puerta de Bisagra. Hay escritos que datan está iglesia en 1169, aunque su actual construcción pertenece al s. XIII. De triple ábside y muros de mampostería encintada. La parte más antigua, es la torre exenta del cuerpo de la iglesia, y con una fábrica diferente al resto, pudiendo haber pertenecido a un antiguo alminar de mezquita. Su estructura interior es de arcos ojivales de ladrillo, enlucidos de yeso, configuran un ejemplo del nuevo mudéjar. El púlpito es de yesería del siglo XIV, que junto al retablo del XVI, merecen una visita. (SRP)
張小銓 (3 years ago)
The oldest thing I know in Spain!! The time totally pass by here
Tak Tung Cheung (5 years ago)
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