Santa María del Azogue Church

Betanzos, Spain

Santa María del Azogue  was built at the end of the 14th, beginning of the 15th century. It has a basilica plan, with three naves, the central one higher than the side ones. Its roof is pitched. In the sanctuary, there are three chapels covered with cross vaults. The main doorway has a semicircular arch. Above, the rose window is outstanding. It was declared a National Monument in 1944. It is now a Property of Cultural Interest.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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jesus Garcia (10 months ago)
Next to that of San Francisco, another Gothic style church from the 14th century. To highlight its impressive portico and the main altar with flamenco panels. Betanzos is a city not to be missed.
Manuel Orrego (12 months ago)
Spectacular art and history we have...... Country of jewels, like this Church, despite all the vicissitudes over the centuries: Amortization of Mendizábal, French Invasion and looting and burning at the beginning of the Civil War.
Matthew F (2 years ago)
Wonderful old cathedral. They have the remains of a famous Spanish knight inside.
Jonathan Varela (2 years ago)
A magical and beautiful place
ADOLFO GAVALDA (3 years ago)
Incredible Gothic church in which 22 human sculptures stand out on the main door. Inside you must see the main altarpiece with 14 Flemish carvings and the baptismal font.
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