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Church of Sant Crist

Religious | Ciutadella
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Near the palace of the second branch of the Saura, is the church of Sant Crist, a small chapel dating back to 1662, when the guild of carding (wool artisans) of Ciutadella de Menorca agreed to buy an old house and restore it to the image of his patron, Sant Crist dels Paraires. Following the patterns of religious architecture of the time, the architect Pere Sureda built the chapel for four years and, today, is one of the best examples of Baroque architecture are preserved Minorcan. The temple, with a single nave interior rectangular cover laps, trapezoidal apse and walls decorated with frescoes of the time, also has a central dome. In 2006 the image of Sant Crist Paraires dels, carved in the seventeenth century by an anonymous artist, was restored, allowing recovery of blood drops painted sculpture.

Church of Sant Crist
Spain Religious

Carrer Seminari, 1, Menorca

Neighborhood: Ciutadella
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