Palacio de Santa Cruz, Valladolid
(4.7/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
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  • One of the buildings most beautiful of Valladolid, it is essential to see the courtyard and if possible up to the first or second floor to take advantage of the views and get some good pictures... (it seems to me that only opens in Office L to V)
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  • The Palacio de Santa Cruz is a Renaissance building of elegant invoice. It has a spectacular patio, in which stands out the decoration of the arches. Created by Cardinal Mendoza to accommodate students of the University. You can't go without stopping in the chapel of the Cristo de la Luz, which is just you share the door before the patio. Chaired by the image of the same name, a beautiful sculpture of the Carver Gregorio Fernández, titular image of the brotherhood of the University.
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  • It's a beautiful place to visit. Something simple, presents some beautiful gardens and also had an exhibition of African culture. But nothing much beyond that.
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  • One of the most beautiful buildings in Valladolid, this Renaissance Palace is part of the University one of the oldest of Spain.
  • The procession of the Santísimo Cristo de la Luz (Holy Thursday, 11:00). The procession is part of the Santa Cruz Palace, seat of the Rectorate of the University. Santísimo Cristo de la Luz (Gregorio Fernández, h. 1630). Property of the National Museum of sculpture, is assigned indefinitely to the Universidad de Valladolid, that houses it in the chapel of the Palace of Santa Cruz. Praised by writers and historians (is called La Perla), is one of the masterpieces of its author, who captured the attitude of the Christ in the age of the Cathedral of Plasencia altarpieces, 1625, and the Cartuja de Aniago, 1634. It was a long time in the chapel of the Daza, the convent of San Benito the Real, current of the Santísimo Cristo del Consuelo; in 1843 it appears already outlined in the Provincial Museum of fine arts, from 1863 to 1913 to the chapel of the Colegio de San Gregorio, headquarters of the National Museum of sculpture, being transferred to the University of Valladolid in 1940, that it is home to the chapel of the Palace of Santa Cruz.
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  • The cloister is must-see.
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  • A historical building and one of the 'River of light' in Valladolid. A special place to stroll around the surrounding area.
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  • A building with a monumental exterior. On the inside you can see a typical Castilian Palace. It also houses the Museum of African art, which is truly recommended.
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