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


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Explore interesting sights in Palencia, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Palencia, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Palencia

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 the sacred art of the diocese. It is located in the Episcopal Palace of the capital of Palencia, and was inaugurated in 1973. It houses an extensive collection of works from all artistic disciplines and periods since 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.

Wikipedia: Museo Diocesano de Palencia (ES)

2. Museo Arqueológico

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The Museum of Palencia, installed in the Casa del Cordón, is one of the main museums in the city of Palencia, in Spain, and brings together an interesting collection of prehistoric, Roman and medieval pieces and works from the province of Palencia. It is owned by the State through the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, 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 its first director.

Wikipedia: Museo de Palencia (ES)

3. Iglesia de San Miguel

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The church of San Miguel, in the Spanish city of Palencia, is a temple of Catholic worship, late Romanesque and proto-Gothic style, located on the banks of the Carrión River. The most characteristic of the building is its tower with large openwork windows and a top of battlements that give it the appearance of a fortress, being one of the emblematic images of the city. It was declared a Historic-Artistic Monument in 1931, and an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1992.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Miguel (Palencia) (ES)

4. Iglesia de San Bernardo

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The Church of San Bernardo is a Catholic church in the city of Palencia. It was the church of a female monastery, of Carmelite nuns and later Cistercians, and housed for centuries the image of the Virgen de la Calle, patron saint of the city. The most remarkable from the artistic point of view is the Renaissance-style façade, one of the few within this style that are preserved in the city. The façade was declared a Historic-Artistic Monument in 1941.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Bernardo (Palencia) (ES)

5. Museo Catedralicio

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The Holy Church Cathedral-Basilica of San Antolín, better known as Cathedral of San Antolín, is a temple of Catholic worship, episcopal see of the diocese of Palencia, in the city of the same name, autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. It is dedicated to Saint Antolín martyr, patron saint of Palencia, part of whose relics it preserves.

Wikipedia: Catedral de Palencia (ES)

6. Iglesia de la Compañía

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The Church of the Company, also called Nuestra Señora de la Calle, is a Catholic parish church located in the Plaza de Isabel la Católica in the city of Palencia. Built by the Jesuits in the late sixteenth century, it houses the patron saint of the capital of Palencia, the Virgen de la Calle, whose feast day is celebrated on February 2.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de la Compañía (Palencia) (ES)

7. Cristo del Otero

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The Cristo del Otero is a large sculpture and symbol of the city of Palencia in Spain, located on a knoll (otero) on the outskirts of the city. Another name, much less popular, is the Monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The sculpture was designed by Victorio Macho, and it is also the location of his tomb.

Wikipedia: Cristo del Otero (EN)

8. Jardinillos de la Estación

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Jardinillos de la Estación

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

Wikipedia: Jardinillos de la Estación (Palencia) (ES)


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