Large building. Several building stages, between the late 12th and the early 17th centuries. It houses the Museo Parroquial de Sasamón.

In 1128 the king Alfonso VII granted permission to the town hall to build a church, that is why the church is called Santa María la Real (the Royal One). The building has five naves reminiscent of the church at Las Huelgas, Burgos. It has a receding transept. It used to have exterior colonnades on the south end, which were destroyed when the cloister was built, the late 15th century.

Historical Data

Religious architecture
Predominant styles:
Historical Period:
Middle Ages, Early modern period


El Arco, 1. Sasamón. 09123 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 370 154

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Oficina de Turismo of Sasamón


Plaza Mayor. Sasamón. 09123 Burgos.

Teléfono: 947 370 012

Fax: 947 370 555


Tourist Office Regional of Burgos


Pza. Alonso Martínez, 7. Burgos. 09003 Burgos.

Telephone: 947 203 125

Fax: 947 276 529


Opening hours

  • Every day: 11:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 18:00

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