The Church of Santiago was built outside the enclosure walled of the medieval city. In the place there was a chapel with the same name built in times of the Spanish reconquest. The current church was built in late 15th and early 16th century.


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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain


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michael donohoe (8 months ago)
Outstanding architecture and gardens
Aaron Ochse (9 months ago)
Beautiful gothic gem in Jerez. Wonderful art and architecture. Just a small 2 euro fee because it is being run as a museum. Don’t miss!
Philip Vernon (9 months ago)
Worth a visit, get your pilgrim credentials stamped here.
Vito Camarretta (10 months ago)
Was closed. It looks not so well kept
free electrons family (18 months ago)
One of the iconic churches of Jerez, marking one of the two "barrios" (neighborhood) of Jerez with strong flamenco traditions. Compared to the Iglesia de San Miguel (in the other barrio with flamenco roots), the exterior/facade of this church is more well preserved. You can still see the whole gargoyles for example. There is a bar right across the street where you can have tapas and sherry while admiring the view of the church. These are two of the three churches and neighborhoods to visit while in Jerez. The other one being the Cathedral in the "casco historico" (the old historic center). Big Smile!
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