San Francisco Church

Betanzos, Spain

San Francisco Church was rebuilt in the 14th century on an earlier 13th-century structure. It has a floor plan in the shape of a Latin cross, a single nave, chapels in the apse and a gabled roof. The outside is arranged in staggered heights, with three windows at the top. The main doorway is a pointed arch, and the archivolts are decorated with plant and geometric motifs. The tympanum has a representation of the Adoration of the Kings and Saint Francis receiving the stigmata on Mount Alvernia. At the east end of the church is the sarcophagus of Fernán Pérez de Andrade.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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German Alonso Blanco (5 months ago)
A beautiful Franciscan church. We had no problem entering in the afternoon, they even showed a video with the story. The sarcophagus at the bottom of the nave is impressive. The visit is recommended.
jesus Garcia (9 months ago)
Gothic style church from the 14th century. There are several sarcophagi, including that of his benefactor Fernan Pérez de Andrade. Highlight its altar and apse.
Agressor Provokator (AK-47 M) (2 years ago)
Very atmospheric place... Worth to go there. So much history in it. Try to touch those and they will talk back to you ☀️
Maria Luisa (4 years ago)
Because access is very controlled by the virus
Diego Orive Martín (4 years ago)
A must for every art lover
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