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Burgos. Church of San Gil

The Church of San Gil is a Gothic church built between the 14th and 16th centuries and is considered as one of the most beautiful Gothic churches in Burgos. The church is located at Calle San Gil, 12, beside the medieval wall and it has a simple facade. The church has three naves and there are many funerary chapels in the church. The tombs are excellent examples of Gothic and Renaissance funerary art. The Nativity Chapel has a starred vault and an impressive Renaissance altarpiece. The Chapel of the Good Morning (so called because of the early hour that the priests say Mass) has an excellent Gothic altarpiece, created by Gil de Siloe. Legend says that Santa Teresa used to hear Mass here. The third interesting chapel is the Chapel of the Cross that was created by Juan de Vallejo in the 16th century.

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victorswan30-Oct-2015 20:46
Fabulous image this is really lovely Jose BV
Carol Rollins29-Oct-2015 04:05
A great interior capture of these beautiful details and tones.
Gill Kopy29-Oct-2015 02:41
This is so lovely ! I really like the subdued colours and the details, like the top corners and carvings V
Dennis Hoyne29-Oct-2015 02:35
Such a beautiful capture of this lovely religious architecture. V.
marie-jose wolff28-Oct-2015 23:03
a rich and well decorated altar! V
Martin Lamoon28-Oct-2015 20:28
Fabulous capture.
Jim Coffman28-Oct-2015 20:00
Nice capture of all of this interior detail...
MarcViskens28-Oct-2015 19:59
what a beauty
very well done José
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