Founded in the mid 12th century by the Orden del Hospital (Order of the Hospice). On the outside it preserves a Romanesque apse with three narrow windows with columns and supports sculpted in the entrance door and on the roof of the apse there is a Gothic sculpture of the Virgin and Child.

Inside, the single nave has a pointed barrel vault in the presbytery, with a sculpture of the Cristo de la Zarza (Christ of the Thorn Bus), a Romanesque image of the 12th century, and a painted stone image of the Virgen de las Guindas (Virgin of the Cherries) of the late 15th century.

Historical Data

Religious architecture
Predominant styles:
Historical Period:
Middle Ages


Pza. de San Juan Bautista, s/n. Salamanca. 37002 Salamanca.

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Tourist Office of Salamanca


P/ Mayor, 32. Salamanca. 37002 Salamanca.

Telephone: 902 302 002 / 923 218 342

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