Basilica de San Vicente, Avila

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Just outside the walls of Avila, Basilica de San Vicente is a 12th-century Romanesque church with notable Gothic architecture. The basilica sits on the site where three Christian martyrs were killed after their refusal to worship pagan gods. Don’t miss the intricate cloisters along the side of the church and the altar. The stones used in the interior are eye-catching, marked with a red coloration that comes from iron. Be sure to see the tomb of Saint Vincent, which is sculpted to depict the story of his torture and execution. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Basilica de San Vicente by using our Avila trip itinerary maker website .
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  • We visited the site on Palm Sunday morning. Here they were going with a religious ceremony, where the townspeople went with green branches. The pastor came with the megaphone, and made ready for an outdoor sermon. The Basilica is located just outside the town walls.
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  • Beautiful and above all, full of details. Estulturas as part of the architecture everywhere. Very good state of conservation.
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  • Impressive just got out... visiting the wall we had to late! Outside is worth of photos... and opposite of the response
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  • A very nice basilica, just outside Avila 's walls.
  • Amazing basilica with incredible history. Very cheap too! Only €2.30 per person.
  • Very convenient Church for Sunday mass. Right outside the wall and next to the information center. Very peaceful experience.
  • Unique and beautiful piece of Castilian Romanesque church. Don't forget to visit the interior. You will be delighted by the shades of yellow and red of the stones and the cleanness of the stone arches and vaults. The transept crossing is a jewel in it's simplicity.
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