Collegiate Church of Saint Mary of the Assumption

Osuna, Spain

The Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción was built in the sixteenth century in the town of Osuna. It was founded by Juan Téllez-Girón, 4th Count of Ureña.

The interior has a nave and two aisles, five chapels and a presbytery. The interior of the church has a rich Renaissance decoration. It has a beautiful Baroque main altar, made throughout the eighteenth century, and the chapels on the sides are all very attractive. In the interior, the huge sacristy is now a museum that exhibits a magnificent collection with five paintings by José de Ribera (El Españoleto) and a carving by Juan de Mesa.

There is a Pantheon of the Dukes on a lower level that was built in Plateresque style in 1545 and contains a small chapel with an altarpiece attributed to Roque Balduque, a paint of Hernando de Esturmio, and the tombs of the Dukes of Osuna.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Rob Damian (15 months ago)
Lovely place with full of history. This small town is the best choice for a walk.
alandalus campiña (15 months ago)
Expectacular
Thomas Michael Smith (18 months ago)
I went for a visit to the Colegiata while spending a few days in Osuna and I was incredibly impressed. Not only with the building itself and the vast collection of art that it houses, but also with the extensive knowledge of the guide (Beatriz) and the welcoming atmosphere. I have since revisited and have recommended the tour to several friends. A must-see for anyone with an interest in the history and culture of the area and it’s art.
Rafael Ramirez (2 years ago)
Lovely place with lot of history and culture...I recommend a day_visit. Check additional information... cost, timetable...it is not for handicapped...part of the area...
vagkaman79 . (2 years ago)
A magnificent church with rich religious heritage from the 16th century. The guide was excelente! She explains a lot within an hour. 5€ Entrance
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