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Church of Santo Tomás de las Ollas

Style: Mozarabic.

Go along Avda de Astorga in the urban center towards Madrid and take the turn on the left behind the University that will show you the way.

Iglesia de Santo Tomás de las Ollas The name of this village, Santo Tomás de las Ollas, reminds the visitor of the job that its inhabitants had: pottery. Its parish church is an excellent masterpiece of the Mozarabic art from the X century.

The temple has a rectangular plan with two chapels on the head and the left side.

The Romanesque front door from the XII century with semi-circular arches is very simple. At the foot of the church the tower with a belfry rises.

The square lateral chapel shows buttresses on its external edges and it was built in the year 1700 with a dome on pendentives.

Inside the church, a double horseshoe arch links the central nave to the main chapel, that shows an oval plan and a series of horseshoe arches.

Date statement BIC: Cultural Monument since 1931.
Hours and tours

Tours: every day (closed on monday).

Localizar en el callejero
- 24416 Sto. Tomás de las Ollas
Teléfono +34 987 424 236 (Tourism Office)



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