Churches and Chapels
Church convent of San Francisco
It has a cloister with pointed arches resting on fine paired columns reinforced by buttresses. Founded by the Franciscan order in the 13th century. It held the General Assembly of the kingdom back in the 14th century and it was also the temporal residence of the monarchs.
It has a belfry with two bells and a Gothic rose window. There are also late Mudejar painted coffered ceilings of the late 15th or early 16th century located below the choir and in the sacristy, attributed to Alonso del Manzano.
- Religious architecture
- Church, Monastery / Convent
- Predominant styles:
- Historical Period:
- Middle Ages
Pza. San Francisco, s/n. Palencia. 34001 Palencia.
Ayuntamiento of Palencia
Municipality of Palencia. Palencia.
Teléfono: 979 718 100
Página Web: http://www.aytopalencia.es
Tourist Office Regional of Palencia
- Monday to saturday: 12:30 – 13:30 and 18:30 – 20:30
- Sunday: 11:30 – 13:30 and 19:00 – 21:30
Remarks: Masses: Daily 8:00, 9:00,13:00, 19:00 and 20:00. Sunday 8:00, 9:00, 12:00, 13:00, 20:00 and 21:0. July and Aug. No 8:00 or 12:00.