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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Maria Luisa (14 months ago)
Because access is very controlled by the virus
Diego Orive Martín (14 months ago)
A must for every art lover
Juanjo Málaga (15 months ago)
A national monument
Isabel Castro Vazquez (2 years ago)
Beautiful historical building. Mystical experience
Francisco Gomez (3 years ago)
This is an extraordinary old church. Pay the 2 Euros fee to contribute to the charity in charge of the restoration of the church
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