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SAN MIGUEL DE LA ESCALADA

a rare and very old Mozarabic masterpiece

 

Return to Camino de Santiago / Camino Frances Photo and History Galleries

 

Map of the Camino de Compostela / Camino Frances - from the excellent MSM book "The Roads to Santiago de Compostella"

 

A capital from one of the horseshoe arches which form the entrance to the old church on the left.  Some of the capitals and columns date back to the 700s or earlier

 

An inscription over the main door commemorates a visit to the monastery by King Ferdinand and his wife Doņa Sancha in 1050.

 

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