7 Sights in Palencia, Spain (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Palencia, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Palencia, Spain.

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1. Museo Diocesano

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The Diocesan Museum of Palencia is a museum dependent on the bishopric of Palencia and dedicated to the custody and study of sacred art of the diocese. It is located in the Episcopal Palace of the Palencia capital, and was inaugurated in 1973. It houses an extensive collection of works by all artistic disciplines and times from the Romanesque, with the presence of prominent artists such as Pedro Berruguete, Felipe Bigarny, Alejo de Vahía, Manuel Álvarez, Jan Provost, the master of Calzada or Bartolomé de Castro, among others.

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2. Museo Arqueológico

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The Palencia Museum, installed in the Casa del Cordón, is one of the main museums of the city of Palencia, in Spain, and brings together an interesting collection of prehistoric, Roman and medieval pieces of the province of Palencia. It is owned by the State through the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and its management is in charge of the Junta de Castilla y León. It was inaugurated on October 27, 1997, being the archaeologist Mariano del Amo his first director.

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3. Iglesia de San Miguel

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San Miguel Church, located in Palencia, Spain, is a Catholic temple with late Roman style and primitive Gothic style, located on the Carri ó n River. The most distinctive feature of the building is its large window tower and the top of the battlements, making it look like a fortress, which is one of the iconic images of the city. It was declared a historic art monument in 1931 and a cultural attraction in 1992.

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4. Iglesia de San Bernardo

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St. Bernard's Church is a Catholic church in Palencia. It is a female convent church made up of Galmero nuns and later Sidorian nuns, and for centuries has been the image of the city's patron saint, the street virgin. From an artistic point of view, the most striking thing is the Renaissance-style appearance, one of the few such styles in the city. The facade was declared a historical art monument in 1941.

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5. Iglesia de la Compañía

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The company's church, also known as Our Street Ladies, is the Catholic Diocese Church in the Catholic Elizabeth Square in the city of Palencia. Built by the Jesuits at the end of the 16th century, it is the patron saint of Palencia's capital, the Virgin of the Streets, and its celebration takes place on February 2.

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6. Museo Catedralicio

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The Cathedral of San Antorin is a Catholic worship temple that is the bishop's seat in the Parish of Palencia, in the autonomous community of namesake cities, castles and lions, Spain. Dedicated to the martyr of St. Anthony, the patron saint of Palencia, he kept some relics.

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7. Jardinillos de la Estación

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Jardinillos de la Estación is a park in the city of Palencia. Better known by the Palentinos simply as jardinillos was inaugurated in 1875 along with the North station and was created to provide a worthy portico of access to the city.

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