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Lugares - monumentos - Seminary School of Saint Gregory

Seminary School of Saint Gregory

Discover its enigmatic façade

It is an architectural work from the end of the 15th Century, under the guidance of Fray Alonso de Burgos, confessor of the Catholic Monarchs and Bishop of Palencia.

Its monumental façade replete with decorative and sculptured elements attributed to Gil de Silóe is worth noting. With Fray Alonso before the Pope in the tympanum and St. Dominic and St. Paul at the sides.

The buttresses are decorated with warriors. There are also angels with the armorial bearings of the founder. In the centre piece there is a pomegranate tree sheltering the arms of the Catholic Monarchs with a pomegranate in the top representing their conquer (so it is dated after 1492).

The design of the chapel, where the bishop is buried, is attributed to the architects Juan Guas and Juan de Talavera, starting in 1484. In 1499 a sacristy by Simón de Colonia was attached to it. Now it is state property and houses since 1933 the National Scultpture Museum.

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Calle de las Angustias, 8

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Widget tiempo Valladolid

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Lugares - monumentos - Iglesia de las Angustias

Iglesia de las Angustias

Su sereno estilo herreriano se inspira en la Catedral

Construida entre 1597 y 1606, presenta las características propias de un templo penitencial acondicionado para el cobijo de pasos procesionales y con un balcón-tribuna para uso de los cofrades.

Su hermosa fachada, de estilo herreriano, se inspira en la Catedral de Valladolid.

En su interior alberga valiosos tesoros, como el retablo mayor, con pinturas de Tomás de Prado y escultura de Francisco de Rincón, y un conjunto de excelentes obras de arte de los siglos XVII y XVIII, de autores como Gregorio Fernández o Juan de Juni.