C.S. Santa Coloma, Santa Coloma

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#4 of 8 in Historic Sites in Andorra la Vella Parish
Explore a 12th-century, four-floor bell tower--the main feature of C.S. Santa Coloma. A pre-Romanesque structure built in the early 10th century, the church is decorated with Romanesque mural paintings by the Master of Santa Coloma. It houses a bust of Our Lady of Remedies, as well as a Baroque altarpiece. You can take a guided tour of the church, but be sure to call ahead and check for opening hours. Arrange to visit C.S. Santa Coloma and other attractions in Santa Coloma using our Santa Coloma trip itinerary planner .
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  • What a wonderfully creative way to reconstruct the original frescoes (video that situates them in their original space). the round bell tower is different from other Romaesque churches in Andorra and ...  more »
  • There was not much to do or see in Andorra, as we were there before ski season. This church, however, was impressive from the outside, with a very interesting-looking tower. It was also locked. Andorr...  more »
  • Located near the capital of Andorra la Vela this Church offers a striking contrast to the sprawling and often ugly new buildings in Andorra. These simple and impressive church was built in the 9th century and later expanded. The beautiful frescoes in the choir of the Church have been bought back by Andorra and will be presented soon in a new Museum. Currently, these frescoes by a very interesting projection in the church be readjusted.
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  • Beautiful old church in a quiet location. It will hardly be the highlight of a trip, but still a nice place to visit.
  • Good luck getting in but worth the 10 Euro roundtrip taxi from la valle.
  • Is the Church of the village of Santa Coloma, is and is one of the most beautiful and interesting in Andorra, with a circular tower unique in Andorra. Its Patron Saint is Santa Coloma. It is located between Andorra la Vella and Sant Julià de Lòria. It is one of the Romanesque churches of Andorra that do not have to forget to visit if you like the Romanesque, such as the San Juan de check boxes that is part of the parish of Canillo, Sant Miquel d'engolasters which forms part of the parish of Escaldes Engordany or Sant Martí de la Cortinada which forms part of the parish of Ordino.
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  • Old Romanesque church, no domestic tour.
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  • Spectacular landmark Church of the pre-Romanesque style by its unique circular tower. The mentioned monument is located in Santa Coloma in the parish of Andorra la Vieja.
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