Churches and Chapels
Church of San Juan Bautista - Villanueva del Rio
Small Romanesque church of the 12th century, with an outstanding pointed front and six archivolts resting on columns with ornate capitals.
It was originally built in Villanueva del Río Pisuerga, but when the village was inundated by the dam it was moved to the Parque Huerta del Guardián in the province's capital.
This building is the Romanesque Information Point.
- Arquitectura Religiosa
- Estilos predominantes:
- Periodo Histórico:
- Edad Media
Pº de Los Ángeles - Huerta Guadián. Palencia. 34002 Palencia.
Ayuntamiento of Palencia
Municipality of Palencia. Palencia.
Teléfono: 979 718 100
Página Web: http://www.aytopalencia.es
Tourist Office Regional of Palencia
- From January, 8 to March, 31:
- Saturday: 10.30 – 14.00 and 16.30 – 20.00
- Sunday: 10.30 – 14.00
Remarks: CHRISTMAS: From 16 to 31 Dec. 18.00-21.00. Days 24 and 31 closed. From 1 to 5: 18.00-21.00. Romanesque Information Point. This church was moved stone by stone from Villanueva del Río Pisuerga when this town was under the waters of the reservoir; and it was to rebuild it in the Huerta de Guadián park in the capital.
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