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Church of Santa María la Blanca

  • Church of Santa María la Blanca. Villalcázar de Sirga, Palencia © Turespaña

    Church of Santa María la Blanca. Villalcázar de Sirga, Palencia © Turespaña





12th-14th centuries


Plaza Mayor, s/n.
34449 Villalcázar de Sirga
Palencia, Castile-Leon

Telephone+34 639843093


The style of the church reflects the transition from Romanesque to Gothic. Of particular note is the double southern doorway, with sculptures of the Pantocrator, Tetramorph and the Apostles. Also of interest is the chapel of Saint James, from the early 14th century, where the Infante Philip and his wife Leonor Ruíz de Castro are buried. The church houses the Virgen Blanca, to whom Alfonso X the Wise wrote songs in the “Cantigas”. It was one of the most important religious centres on Saint James’s Way.

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