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St Martin Church in Aljafería Palace

The Church of San Martín in the Aljafería Palace is an architectural and historical treasure located in Zaragoza, Spain. This church, dating from the 11th century, is an example of Mudejar architecture, which combines Islamic and Christian elements. Originally built as part of the Islamic palace of Aljafería, the church stands out for its elegant style and beautiful artistic details, such as horseshoe arches and geometric decorations.

The Church of San Martín in the Aljafería Palace is a testimony to the coexistence of cultures in medieval Spain and an outstanding example of the Mudejar style. Its connection to the legend of the Holy Grail adds a mystical dimension to its history, attracting visitors interested in art, spirituality and Spain’s rich cultural heritage. It is also a significant place in the pilgrimage made by Saint Ignatius of Loyola from his birthplace to Manresa in 1522.

  • Address
    C. de los Diputados, s/n, Zaragoza (Spain)
  • Web
  • Visiting Hours
    Everyday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What to see
    Mudejar church and Palace


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