Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar, Santillana del Mar

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The largest Romanesque structure on the Cantabrian coast, Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar has allegorical columns with carvings that depict the epic struggle between good and evil. The cloister's humble size is offset by these detailed works, which are chiseled on the top of columns in the form of animals and humans. Surrounding the cloister is a town with cobblestone streets; its cafes and shops serve the many guests of the sacred monastery grounds. Outside the walls, stumble across several sarcophagi that are the final resting places of priests and nobility. Arrange your visit to Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santillana del Mar using our Santillana del Mar trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Visit Santillana del Mar cannot be complete without entering the Church and especially in its wonderful cloister. Amazing atmosphere, the capitals of the columns are masterpieces, the entry €3 are absolutely well spent
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  • August 19, 2017
    A place with a particular charm, over has a music that makes you dream and spectacular amenities, for the amount of people who visit could spend a little on restore
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  • August 18, 2017
    12 century Church has been preserved in its original form until the present time. Attractive inside and out, the entrance fee (€ 3/person), you are recommended to visit the lovers of history and architecture.
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