Sangüesa

Sangüesa

Sangüesa is a town in Navarre, Spain, 44.5 kilometers from Pamplona. It is close to River Aragón, and it is located in the Way of Saint James, that passes through the Major Street. It has been an important stop point for pilgrims since Middle Ages. Nowadays it conserves its medieval image.

Sangüesa-Zangoza is the historic capital of one of the six Merindades into which the old Kingdom of Navarre was divided.

Religious Monuments

*Church of Santa María la Real, located at Major Street. The oldest part dates from 1131. It is remarkable its magnificent Main Facade with its representation of the Final judgement (12th to 13th centuries), one of the masterpieces of Navarre and Iberian Romanesque. With three Romanesque abses and tower.
*Church of Santiago the Elder, (12th-13th centuries), Transition Romanesque.
*Church of San Salvador. Gothic (13th to 14th centuries),
*Convent of San Francisco de Asís. Founded in 1266 by Teobaldo II, and reformed in 16th century. Interesting Gothic cloister and Chapter room.
*Church of the Carmen, first Carmelite convent established in Sangüesa in the 13th century. Gothic, reformed in 16th and 17th centuries. Gothic cloister.

Civil Monuments

*Palace of the Dukes of Granada de Ega, urban palace of 15th century.
*Palace of Príncipe de Viana, former residence of the kings of Navarre, 13th century.
*Palace of the marquises of Valle-Santoro, built in the 17th century.
*Palace of the Counts of Guendulain, typical baroque palace of 17th century.
*Major House, built in 1570 over part of the former palace of the Kings of Navarre. Sober Renaissance facade.
*San Adrián de Vadoluengo, Romanesque building close to Sangüesa, in the way to Sos del Rey Católico.

External links

* [http://www.euskomedia.org/euskomedia/SAunamendi?idi=en&op=7&voz=SANGUESA%20-%20ZANGOZA SANGUESA - ZANGOZA in the Bernardo Estornés Lasa - Auñamendi Encyclopedia (Euskomedia Fundazioa)] es icon


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