San Nicolás de la Villa Church

Córdoba, Spain

San Nicolás de la Villa is one of the twelve Fernandine churches built in the city after its conquest by King Ferdinand III of Castile (1236), in Gothic-Mudéjar style, although it was completed only in the following centuries, with much renovation added in the meantime. The main portal, in Renaissance style, was added by Hernán Ruiz the Younger in the 16th century. The octagonal tower, with a defensive appearance, was rebuilt during the age of the Catholic Monarchs above an older Islamic minaret.

In the 17th and 18th century, much of the church's elements were modified until it received the current mostly Baroque appearance. The baptistery dates from 1555.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Michael Emil (13 months ago)
Calm egluise
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Ok
Hans Hansen (17 months ago)
Holy place.
Denning Chow (2 years ago)
The bells are really intense and seem to just go off randomly at all hours.
Juan José Caballero (2 years ago)
Nice place to visit or attending Holy Mass
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