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Imaxe do panel:  Church of San Nicolás y San Juan

Church of San Nicolás y San Juan

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This temple, known in the past as San Xoan Hospitalarios Church was moved when the Belesar reservor was built and the old village was flooded. It is one of the most extraordinary romanesque monuments in the way to Santiago. The temple, founded by the military order of Santiago's Knights in the XII century, is crowned by battlementswich give it the aspect of fortress. In the front main entrance we can highlight a big rose window an eave and a door with three pairs of columns in which is highlighted the inner archivolt where the twenty four Old Men of the Revelations Book are represented playing his instruments. A scene of the Annunciation is represented on the north side entrance tympanum, and the south wall entrance highlights due to its rich ornamentation.