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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Mikhail Bakhrakh (6 months ago)
Great place in this noisy touristic area :)
Shoaib Khan (12 months ago)
Beautiful
vassilios marinis (2 years ago)
This is a fantastic church down town Córdoba, very old and many churches in Córdoba. Easy to access with beautiful streets around the church. It is really worth it to get there regardless of your religion.
Michael Emil (3 years ago)
Calm egluise
Michael Emil (3 years ago)
Calm egluise
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