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Saint Francis Church in Écija

Facing the “Plaza de España” in Écija, stands the Saint Francis Church. Originally of a Gothic Moorish architecture which due to the constant renovations one can barely see. In the XVIII century it was renovated and a series of small chapels built such as; the “Vírgen de los Dolores”, the “Venerable Orden Tercera” and the “Oración en el Huerto”.Now of a neoclassic style, the temple consists of three naves, place where the original Gothic Vaults are still conserved. Further within, we find the Main Altar piece, considered as one of the most important of the Baroque style of the city from the XVIII century. They say that the balcony to the left of the main entry belonged to the Holy Inquisition.


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