San Pedro de las Dueñas Monastery

San Pedro de las Dueñas, Spain

Monastery of San Pedro de las Dueñas was built in the late 10th century and beginning of the 11th century. It is one of the most representative churches of Mudejar Romanesque in its Pre-classical period, began in stone and finished in brick (1087 and 1110) and Basilical ground plan.

Over the presbytery of the chancel stands a brick tower, it is square with progressively decreasing sections.There is an interesting collection of capitals. The most remarkable of them is the one known as 'de las siete monjas' (the seven nuns capital) and the chancel shows an interesting Christ by Gregorio Fernández.

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Founded: 10th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Purificacion Llaneza (3 years ago)
Digno de conocer, las monjas hacen unas galletas deliciosas
Javier Álvarez (3 years ago)
Magnifica iglesia del románico/mudéjar; dentro tiene una estupenda colección de capiteles y una de las mejores esculturas del arte español: el cristo crucificado adjudicado, no está documentado, de Gregorio Fernández. Antiguamente, la primera vez que fui siendo pequeño, estaba colgado en el centro del ábside y la visión era impresionante
Josu Lesaka Lizaso (3 years ago)
Agradable para visitar. Buenas pastas para los golosos
Oscar Javier Posada del Valle (3 years ago)
Espectacular. Hay ocho hermanas viviendo y se puede visitar de 10 - 13 horas. Solo se puede visitar la iglesia.
Teodoro De Godos (4 years ago)
Ok
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