Churches and Chapels
Parish Church of Santa Maria la Mayor
Built between the 15th and 16th centuries upon an earlier structure, this church used to house a clerecy with a beautiful gothic chapel attached to the Evangelist side serving as a choir. The church is made of pajarilla stone and has a stylised tower topped off by strange gargoyles standing by an arch leading to the Puerta de San Nicolás.
It consists of s single nave with a ribbed vault. It features a magnificent vault in the chancel, by Gil de Hontañón. It contains the sepulchres of the prince Don Sancho, with a recumbent statue.
- Religious architecture
- Predominant styles:
- Historical Period:
- Middle Ages, Early modern period
Plaza Mayor, 9. Ledesma. 37100 Salamanca.
Oficina de Turismo of Salamanca
P/ Mayor, 32. Salamanca. 37002 Salamanca.
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Tourist Office of Ledesma
- Every day: depending on worship service
- Holly Week (April, 8 – April, 17):
- Every day: 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00
- Summer (July, 20 – August, 31):
- Tuesday to sunday: 11:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 20:00
- Closed: monday
Remarks: 15/08 open and 16/08 closed
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