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The church of Santa María de Lara, also known as the Ermita (English: hermitage) de Santa María, is one of the last surviving Visigoth churches on the Iberian Peninsula, located near the village of Quintanilla de las Viñas, not far from the city of Burgos, in the Castile and León region in Spain, Archeologists have yet to confirm its period of construction but the church has been placed by scholars between the 7th century, where it is more frequently located, and the 10th century. The church is notable not only for its age and architectural type, but also because it is believed to contain the earliest representation of Christ in Spanish religious art. It was classified as a national monument on November 25, 1929.A visit to Hermitage of Santa Maria de Lara represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Burgos trip planner to plot your vacation.
Hermitage of Santa Maria de Lara Reviews
Si l'on peut voir de nombreux édifices construits sur des églises des siècles précédents,extrêmement rares sont les monuments existants encore dans leur état premier. Or cet ermitage est un bâtiment..... more »Although many buildings are built on churches from previous centuries, extremely few monuments still exist in their original state. This hermitage is a building...
Es un milagro que esta iglesia visigótica haya sobrevivido en tan buen estado. Es uno de los mejores ejemplos (escasísimos) de arquitectura visigótica, y su aislamiento explica su conservación. Pero..... more »It is a miracle that this Visigothic church has survived in such good condition. It is one of the best (very shady) examples of Visigothic architecture, and its isolation explains its conservation. But...
Very nice old chapel. There was a very friendly gentleman who also spoke English. He let us look around quietly and showed us another place where you could see the church very nicely with the view of the background.
Beautiful hermitage, own parking and a tourist guide, q opens the door and informs you, very well, friendly, and friendly, told us others, monuments q visit, I recommend, inside it is divine
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