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Religious art for atheists, 7 churches that you must visit in the province of Valladolid

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Collegiate Museum of San Luis (Villagarcía de Campos, Valladolid)

There are religious buildings that were, are and will be works of art, have one the beliefs you have regarding the answer to the basic questions of man, who we are and why we are here. In Spain, with Christian tradition and culture, convents, churches, basilicas, chapels and cathedrals flourish for centuries. That is why in the province of Valladolid, there are places of worship, converted into authentic museums for the quality of its content and continent.

You don't have to be a devout Christian to appreciate the beauty of an alabaster altarpiece from the 16th century, a 7th-century capital or the size of a virgin of unknown author and legend antiquity. If you travel to the province of Valladolid and you are looking for the beauty of art, take note of these churches that you cannot miss.

Church of Santa María (Wamba, Valladolid)

Church of Santa María (Wamba)

The only Spanish population whose name begins with the strange double letter u, is associated with previous and contemporary names to the Muslim invasion of the year 711. Legendary documents and chronicles of the seventh century place here an ancient monastery, the legend of the coronation of King Wamba and few data contrastadps until the year 928.

It is then the foundation of a Mozarabic monastery, and its imprint endures in the beautiful elegance of the horseshoe arches and the limestone vault. It was in the twelfth century when the Knights Hospitallers of San Juan Bautista received this donation and other buildings in the area called Encomienda de Bamba, and incorporated elements of the late Romanesque into the church, with capitals of the animal world and representations of people.

Weighing the sins of souls, Santa María Church (Wamba, Valladolid)

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