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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Mariate C G (30 days ago)
Maravillosa galería porticada
Maria L G (4 months ago)
Impressive, both outside and inside. The interior surprises by the paintings its state of conservation. Make an appointment with Roberto, a very kind man, at the town bar. You cannot take photos inside.
Teresa Martin Fulgencio (9 months ago)
Beautiful an authentic jewel of the Romanesque, by the way the countryman of the very friendly teleclub opened the doors for us to see inside that is also especially beautiful
Felipe Canales (9 months ago)
The Church of San Julian and Santa Basilisa, patrons of the town is precious both outside and inside. On the outside it has a Romanesque-style gallery with a gallery of ten beautiful half-point arches and inside it has an extraordinary Rococo altarpiece, many paintings and a Renaissance tower attached. It is a delight to visit this church
CARLOS MIGUEL GONZALEZ GARCIA (14 months ago)
We love ideal children and good preserved. The work of the Sta Maria la Real Foundation to give it more value has been a success. Too bad, as usual in the Palencia mountain, this closed. FOR AN OPEN ROMANIC
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