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Pozoblanco Santa Catalina Church

Monuments in Córdoba

Santa Catalina Church – Pozoblanco

The Santa Catalina Church is located in the locality of Pozoblanco, was built in the sixteenth century, although it was not finally completed until the nineteenth century with the construction of a monumental dome and the rise of a new tower to replace the old collapse.

The temple is one of the largest in the Sierra and has a Latin cross structure with barrel vaults. The Civil War had tragic consequences for the church, was robbed, altars, altarpieces and carvings were destroyed. Atfer that, it was turned into a garage. The end of the war brought their restitution as a church.

The altarpieces hosting different side chapels were conducted between 1942 and 1960 and on the cruise, right, is the tomb of the illustrious chronicler Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, chronicler and confessor of Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany and preceptor along with Fray Bartolome de las Casas, of Felipe II, whose tomb dating from 1573.

Santa Catalina Church - Pozoblanco

Bell tower of Santa Catalina Church - Religious monument in Pozoblanco

Fuente: iaph

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  1. Juan Rosales Jurado escribio:

    Quisiera saber, qué extensión tiene la iglesia de Santa Catalina. Lo he estado buscando, pero no lo he encontrado.¿Alguien me podría facilitar este dato?

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