Religious Architecture

Arquitectura Religiosa

Thought about all those who want to know and admire the religious architecture of Bailen, this suggestion will allow us to take a tour of the churches and chapels of the village.

We begin the journey, how could it be otherwise, for the bailenense architectural treasure that is the Church of the Incarnation; opened on November 16, 1504 and located in the city center, placing it in a special place, exalting if anything even more splendor.

After this great start, we will move our way visiting the chapels and churches of the town, also full of history and beauty. From the moment we offer the opportunity to advance in this adventure any way you want, discovering every one of the temples for yourself. The Chapel of Our Lord Jesus dating from the eighteenth century, find the street with the same name. The same century is the Ermita del Santo Cristo and is located on the street referred to the temple. If your desire is to know the oratorio with greater seniority of Bailen, you should move you up street Baeza, where he has been since the late fourteenth century Ermita de la Soledad.

But if what you want is to see the temple witnessed the Battle of Bailen, then Calle Perez Galdos, also known commonly as the holy street will become the next stop on your journey, as the Hermitage and Cleaner pure will narrate the event to be at this site since the fifteenth century.

The more contemporary religious architecture can be admired in the Church of San José Obrero, inaugurated on January 25, 1964 and located in the street July 19 or popularly the wide street. Even more recent is the Church of the Savior, namely 1988 and located between the streets and Pablo Picasso Blood Donors.

Similarly we suggest a beginning for this trip, we will recommend another sublime conclusion building dating from the 1150s, such as Rumble Sanctuary and is situated in the village of Zocueca; place in which is held the last Sunday of September the festival of the Virgin of Zocueca, Patroness of Bailen.

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