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Benavente (Zamora). Iglesia de Santa Maria del Azogue

Santa Maria del Azogue Church in Benavente
Romanesque church of the XII century with Latin cross floor plan, five apses, three naves, and large cross with four ogive vaults.The two facades of the cross have a pair of doors that are similar.Images of evangelists are used to decorate it.Inside there are Gothic sculptures from the XII century out of which of note is the group of the Anunciación whose polychromy is still preserved today.The pillars of the church are varied and have decorative motifs based on double zig-zag and small lines of leaves.

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Bill Klein17-Sep-2013 02:15
Superb image, Jose! V!
Frank Tran08-Sep-2012 05:19
A very nice old church! Well captured. V+
Yvonne08-Sep-2012 03:16
A lovely old building, superb shot Jose. v
Mike H.08-Sep-2012 02:07
Wonderful image of this old church and
great description of its architectural features!!
fotabug08-Sep-2012 00:54
Well composed
woody3407-Sep-2012 23:29
Great shot of that amazing old Church..V
bill friedlander07-Sep-2012 23:26
Lovely shot of this unusual church. The massive tower must be unique. V
Guest 07-Sep-2012 23:25
Walter Otto Koenig07-Sep-2012 19:50
Fascinating architecture. This is very unusual. "V"
Stephanie07-Sep-2012 19:43
What a lovely church! Nice to see it's massive size vs. the people. V :)
Martin Lamoon07-Sep-2012 19:33
Great tower. V
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