Iglesia del Pilar - Santiago de Compostela, ES
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
N 42° 52.589 W 008° 32.891
29T E 536900 N 4747197
Quick Description: The Church of Nossa Senhora do Pilar is a Baroque-style Catholic temple in the city of Santiago de Compostela.
Location: Galicia, Spain
Date Posted: 8/28/2020 6:54:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM131VR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel
Views: 1

Long Description:

"Built in the first half of the 18th century. It has one nave on a rectangular ground plan with granite masonry walls, and an intersecting slate roof. Undecorated facade except for the niche in the shape of a scallop shell above the doorway, with the rounded granite image of the "Virgin of the Pillar". Crowned at both ends with two towers. The interior is also architecturally austere, although it used to have a Baroque retable, designed by Miguel de Romay (1720), which was later taken down and moved to the Convent of San Domingos de Bonaval. In its place, there is a painted Christ, by the Compostela sculptor Castor Lata."

Retrieved from the Galicia official tourism website:https://www.turismo.gal

Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Date of origin:: 18th century

Architect(s): Unknown

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Avenida de Xoán Carlos I, Santiago de Compostela, 15701

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