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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. Put Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Santillana del Mar vacation trip planner.
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  • Re-fuel in Santillana. I liked us and certainly worthwhile, although we saw some spider webs that they gave us the feeling that it was a bit careless.
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  • Very pleasant walk through the village until you reach the collegiate church. You can enjoy shopping with typical products and a multitude of restaurants. The collegiate church is very pretty. Recommended.
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  • The collegiate church dedicated to St. Juliana is a must-see while in Santillana was declared a national monument in 1889, has a beautiful Romanesque cloister the input costs 3 euros but it is worth.
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  • Collegiate Church of Santa juliana, probably one of the best examples of Romanesque art in Cantabria. The current building dates back to the 12th century, but this made additions and reforms of the primitive chapel that is believed dates back to the year 870. Data apart is the ultimate goal of a stroll in Santillana del mar and enjoys much sit awhile in its surroundings.
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  • Magnificent Romanesque Collegiate Church
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