Quintanilla de las Viñas Hermitage


600 meters from the village . Quintanilla de las Viñas


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A very singular Visigothic hermitage of the VII century dedicated to Santa María. In the friezes appear vine tendrils, bunches of grapes, birds, turkeys, monograms, four-legged creatures, and other fantastic drawings.Inside the church there is a horseshoe triumphal arch supported on Roman columns.In the keystone of the arch there are busts of Christ and representations of the Sun and Moon. There are sculpted angels in the capitals.

Visit: more info at Castilla and Leon Tourist Office at Burgos.

Source: Spain.info.

Rev. ALC: 13.09.18