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The 'Sistine Chapel of the Romanesque Art'

One of the most important romanesque work of art where we underline the frescoes on stuccowork with hardly a thousand years old and, all of this situated right in the heart of the city of León

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Museo San Isidoro
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The 'Sistine Chapel of the Romanesque Art'

The Royal Collegiate of St Isidoro in León, is one of the most important Romanesque sites of Europe that have more than a thousand years of history. From its birth in the 10th Century , St Isidoro and its museum have become a cultural and artistic reference point for the city of León.

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Year 1063

The transfer of the remains of St Isidoro from Seville to León.

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The 11th Century

The building of the Royal Pantheon by the King Fernando the 1st and Queen Sancha.

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The 11th Century

Mural decoration ordered by her daughter Urraca, that is well-known as 'The Sistine Chapel of the Ronanesque Art'

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From the 15th Century to the 18th Century

The enlargement of the cloister and of the ancient spaces of the monastery and the built of an important Library.

Take a walk: The mysteries of Saint Isidoro

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