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This is a very small church but it is right in the middle of Salamanca and full of history and nice details. The most remarkable part is the main door, which has an international Gothic style depicting the Annunciation with the Fonseca and Acevedo coat...More
This is an amazing church and the first I have seen that strategically places mirrors around to emphasize the ceilings and other areas. The view from the choir room looking down on the lower level is breath taking.
In the 12th century Archbishop Alonso de Fonseca commissioned the building of the Church of San Benito, and later the Romanesque church was replaced by a Gothic design. The church contains the tombs of Arias Perez Maldonado and his wife Elvira Hernandez Cabeza de Vaca,...More