Art and culture through monuments in Extremadura
The main function of this chapel is as an oratory for the pilgrims who come to Guadalupe from the north.
The structure and architecture of the chapel of Nuestra Señora del Ara has evolved over time since it was built in the 14th century, but it still preserves the essence of the Mudejar style.
Fuente del Arco, Badajoz
A monument of cultural interest you can visit in the municipality of Torrequemada in the province of Cáceres.
Converted into a convent in the 18th century.
Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz
The small parish church of San Juan and its bell-gable stand in Trevejo have been declared a Cultural Heritage Site.
The successor of the former cathedral, the church cathedral of Santa María la Mayor is in the town of Mérida, in the middle of the Plaza de España.
Plaza de España s/n Mérida, Badajoz
A mixture of styles is the emblem of the parish church of El Salvador, located in the town of Almoharín in the province of Cáceres, and declared a monument of historical and artistic interest.
This monument is a part of the Valencia de Alcántara historic site. Its beauty lies both in the exterior and the interior, where there a great works of art which must be seen.
Valencia de Alcántara, Cáceres
An altarpiece by Luis de Morales is the most highly-cherished treasure in this church in Arroyo de la Luz.
Arroyo de la Luz, Cáceres
An architectural work which mixes different artistic styles, giving rise to a creation of great harmony and beauty, a symbol of ecclesiastical power.
Diego de la Cruz, 2 Fuente del Maestre, Badajoz