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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Francisco Javier Martínez-Medina (15 months ago)
Impresionante contemplación de los motivos escultóricos. Un momento inolvidable.
Ana Gonzalez (2 years ago)
Destaca su galería formada por 10 arcos ,la riqueza,conservación y significado de los mismos.
Jose Antonio Gonzalez Nieto (2 years ago)
Los detalles escultóricos que tiene esta iglesia románica son excelentes. Es una lástima que una reja de formas imposibles impida acceder al soportal para poder apreciar las esculturas y los capiteles desde allí cuando la iglesia está cerrada. Totalmente innecesario porque no protege nada la iglesia y entorpece la visita del exterior.
Blanca B (2 years ago)
Una verdadera preciosidad. En Burgos, por eso no aparece en el románico palentino. Estaba cerrada y no pudimos verla por dentro.
Miguel Angel Madrid Gómez (4 years ago)
Iglesia Románica de San Julián y Santa Basilisa. Es uno de los mejores ejemplos del románico Burgalés.
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