BAROQUE THROUGHOUT SANLÚCAR

2A.3.RUTA DEL BARROCOHISTORICAL INTRODUCTION

The greatest commercial prosperity in Sanlucar coincided with of the the most important artistical movements in Andalusia, the Baroque. The churches and palaces can be found throughout most of the urban area of Sanlúcar. We suggest the following route.

ITINERARY:

We will start at Santa Ángela de la Cruz Square.

A. San Francisco (Saint Francis) Church

18th century. Former Franciscan Order Convent. Currently it is a school called La Salle.

B. San Nicolás (Saint Nicholas) Church

18th Century. Features the image of Christ of the Expiración.

Santo Domingo (Saint Dominic) Street.

Former Houses of the Merchants of the Americas can be found here.

 C. Santo Domingo (Saint Dominic) Church

16th Century. One of the most noteworthy monuments in Sanlúcar. It is made completely of stone. The area under the choir loft has an outstanding carving. The tombs of the Counts of Niebla and the sculpture of the Virgen of Rosario known as “La Galeona” are also remarkable in this building.

D. San Jorge (Saint James) Church

17th Century. Former religious center in the English merchants’ quarter. It currently hosts Sanlúcars Brotherhood of El Rocío.

E. Regina Coeli Convent

16th Century. Baroque style. Home of the nuns of St Clare Order.

We will go back through Regina Street towards the San Diego Lane.

 F. San Diego (Saint Didacus) Church

17th Century. Former convent of the Didacus Monks.

Luis de Eguilaz Street

G.  Cilla (Tithe Barn) House Courtyard

 H. Former Convent of the Jesuits Courtyard.

17th Century. Former convent of the Jesuits Order.

I. Nuestra Señora de la O (Our Lady of O) Parish

14th Century. With a noteworthy Mudejar-style exterior façade, magnificent coffered ceiling inside and images such as the Christ of Vera Cruz.

 J. Dukes of Medina Sidonia Palace

15th Century. Renaissance style. Residence of the Dukes of Medina Sidonia.

La Paz Square

 K. San Miguel (Saint Michael) Church

17th Century. Baroque Style.

Descalzas Street

L. Descalzas Convent

17th Century. Has a very interesting and permanent Religious Arts Exhibit with silverworks, paintings and imageries.

 Misericordia Street

M. Caridad Street

You can observe several 17th Century stately homes along this street.

Caballeros Street

N. La Merced Auditorium

17th Century. Proto-baroque style. Former Church of the Mercedarians Convent.

 Belen Hill.

Ñ. Santísima Trinidad (Holy Trinity) Church

15th Century.

Cabildo Square

It is the heart of the city.

O. Former City Hall

One of the most singular buildings in the urban center. Its façade is made of ashlars stone.

 San Roque Square

P. Nuestra Señora de los Desamparados (Our Lady of the Defenseless) Church

17th Century. Baroque Style. Treasures interesting Baroque-style carvings.

 Torno Street

Q. Madre de Dios (Mother of God) Church

15th Century. Beautiful baroque-style façade.

Baños Street

R. Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Our Lady of Carmen) Parish.

17th Century. It was the church of the former Carmelitas Descalzas convent.

S. Pradillo Square

The façade of the old Palace of the Moreda (17th Century) stands out.

Divina Pastora Street

The Palace of the Marquis of the Arizón House (18th Century) is a noteworthy sight. Old residence of the merchants of the Americas.

 T. Marquis of Arizón Palace (18th Century)

An outstanding example a house of the Merchants of the Americas. It has a lookout tower.

 Capuchinos Hill

U. Capuchinos (Capuchins) Convent

17th Century. Was the headquarters for the missionaries whose mission was to evangelize the Americas.

 

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