Rebolledo de la Torre Church

Rebolledo de la Torre, Spain

The church of Saints Julián and Basilisa was originally built in the late twelfth century. Two inscriptions are provided, one, on the west window of the portico, dates the work to 1186 and names the sculptor Juan de Piasca, and the other on the baptismal font, states its creation date of 1195. In the sixteenth century, however, the building was heavily reconstructed, leaving only the portico generally intact, albeit walled in. It remained enclosed until the building's modern restoration in 1928. The portico is heavily decorated, including a row of figural and vegetal capitals sculpted in the round, a carved alfiz, and numerous corbels. 

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Founded: 1186
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Antonio (18 days ago)
A marvel, we could only see it from the outside because it was closed. Perhaps what stands out the most is its lateral portico, considered one of the most remarkable and beautiful of the Spanish Romanesque. Essential visit if you go through the area.
Alfredo “Alfarapir” V (35 days ago)
Magnificent Romanesque arcaded gallery.
Noé Blanco (2 months ago)
Beautiful church! An absolute gem! To visit it inside you have to ask for it at the bar, it is worth much more than the euro they charge per person. By the way, at the bar they give very good and cheap portions ☺️
Jose Luis de las Heras Alija (4 months ago)
The exterior is spectacular, but it is closed and has no hours and, as it says on the door, it is strictly forbidden to take photos inside.
Javier F.B. (4 months ago)
A wonderful portico, with its curved corbels
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