Jerez de los Caballeros: Sights

GRACE CONVENT

GRACE CONVENT

It is ruled by cloistered nuns of the Third Order of St. Francis.

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CHAPEL OF THE VENERABLE ISABEL DE LA CRUZ

CHAPEL OF THE VENERABLE ISABEL DE LA CRUZ

Built in the late s. XVII. The unique feature of religious building that is seen in this building is its façade formed by a lintelled vain between pilasters and cornice joined by a small niche at the top.

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HOUSE OF THE SUN

HOUSE OF THE SUN

It is known by this name because the sun that shines in one of the quarters of the shield bearing the main facade.

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ALCONCHEL GATE

ALCONCHEL GATE

The unique part preserved today entrance to the city is one of the towers that flanked the gate, which could collapse during the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.

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SANTIAGO STREET

SANTIAGO STREET

Begins in the Alconchel Gate and goes N. S. to the Villa, always attached to the outside of the wall.

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HERMITAGE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

HERMITAGE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

It is a work of the seventeenth century, with a rectangular floor plant, and an octagonal dome above the main chapel and the belfry.

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PALACE OF GUZMAN SOTOMAYOR

PALACE OF GUZMAN SOTOMAYOR

This palace is a work of the seventeenth century or early eighteenth. On the central balcony of the top floor there are shown the weapons of the family

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MOTHER OF GOD CONVENT

MOTHER OF GOD CONVENT

It stands in which were the offices of the convent of nuns of the order of the Third Rule, then Santa Clara, called Mother of God, which was founded in 1502 to host a group of fourteen nuns and their abbess, Grace convent dissidents.

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HOPE BEGUINE

HOPE BEGUINE

Little remains of what was once the convent now, only the chapel featuring a granite lintel doorway and a shield with the arms of the patrons of the convent.

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HERMITAGE OF SAN ROQUE

HERMITAGE OF SAN ROQUE

This chapel could be built by the end of the fifteenth century, as in 1527 there is already record of its existence in the books of Municipal Archives Agreements.

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PALACE OF THE MARQUIS OF SAN FERNANDO

PALACE OF THE MARQUIS OF SAN FERNANDO

His austere exterior counterions with the grandeur of its halls and offices, whose ceilings are decorated with frescoes dating from the eighteenth century, clearly Italian influence.

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GATE OF THE VILLA

GATE OF THE VILLA

It is located on the western edge of the city, close to the Heart of Mary Street and above the street Detrás de los Corrales.

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CONVENT OF THE TRINITY

CONVENT OF THE TRINITY

It rose in San MiguelSquare. Acording to the details that are conserved we know their foundation was due to the output of the Mother of God convent of three nuns decided to create a new convent of the Order of Santa Clara.

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HERMITAGE OF THE MARTYRS

HERMITAGE OF THE MARTYRS

Its origins date back to the early fifteenth century.

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SOLAR OF THE EARLS OF THE BERRONA

SOLAR OF THE EARLS OF THE BERRONA

Popularly known as Yard of the Stork. Located at the entrance to the medieval city, is this mansion before which a clearing that is surrounded by a whitewashed wall

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CONVENT OF SAN AGUSTÍN

CONVENT OF SAN AGUSTÍN

The creation of this convent dates from the late s. XVI. It was created in a private home so has no architectural fundaments highlighting instead it´s own peculiarities.

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HERMITAGE OF SAN GREGORIO

HERMITAGE OF SAN GREGORIO

Small hermitage located in San Gregorio Street, next to the Gate of Burgos. According to Núñez Barrero, pastor of the church of San Bartolomé, this chapel was built in 1579 by resolution of the City Council made in 1571.

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NEW GATE

NEW GATE

It was the last to be built and only his memory has been preserved as it was demolished in the nineteenth century.

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SOLAR OF THE PACHECO (BULLÓN DE MENDOZA)

SOLAR OF THE PACHECO (BULLÓN DE MENDOZA)

This house belonged to Dona Maria Honorato Ossorio and Pacheco, who married in 1825 with Don Manuel de Mendoza and Gonzalez Torres de Navarra, son of the Earls of Berrona.

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CONVENT OF CONSOLATION

CONVENT OF CONSOLATION

It was founded in 1499 after a stay in Jerez of the General Inspector of the Order of San Francisco.

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HERMITAGE OF SANTIAGO

HERMITAGE OF SANTIAGO

It is a small shrine located in a tower gate of the Alhóndiga or Santiago.

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SANTA LUCIA PARK

SANTA LUCIA PARK

It is a walk that starts from the New Gate and runs attached to the outside of the wall to the Puerta de Sevilla, address O. E.

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SOLAR OF THE TEJADA-VALDEOSERA

SOLAR OF THE TEJADA-VALDEOSERA

It is another typical stately home of Jerez, made in a two-story façade, bleached.

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CONVENT OF OUR LADY OF LIGHT

CONVENT OF OUR LADY OF LIGHT

Founded around 1523 it is unremarkable architecturally, the outside façade has two bodies with windows and outdoor highlights the existence of a cloister consisting of arches supported by Tuscan columns.

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OLD CONSISTORIAL HOUSES

OLD CONSISTORIAL HOUSES

A mid-fifteenth century, the Council enabled as Consistorial House a building located in the Square of Spain.

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HERMITAGE OF SANTA LUCIA

HERMITAGE OF SANTA LUCIA

It was, initially located at the foot of the orchards. Its antiquity at that point perhaps date from the time of the Templars, as well as several others.

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GATE OF SEVILLA

GATE OF SEVILLA

Opened the fortress to the south

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HERMITAGE OF THE TRUE CROSS

HERMITAGE OF THE TRUE CROSS

Built by the seventeenth century, possibly on a previous building, taking Latin cross plan, barrel vault with lunettes and dome at the top, small dome with a lantern in the apse and choir at the nave.

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PALACE OF THE MARTINEZ LOGROÑO

PALACE OF THE MARTINEZ LOGROÑO

Preserves traces of Gothic, fifteenth century. It has a large quadrangular tower with granite blocks at the corners. The upper ends in triple molding with a pinnacle at each angle.

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CROSSING SANTA MARIA

CROSSING SANTA MARIA

From this road we join the Gate of Sevilla with the Square of Santa María.

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CLOCK STREET

CLOCK STREET

Takes its name from the location of the town clock that gives view of the street.

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SOLAR HOUSE OF THE QUEVEDOS

SOLAR HOUSE OF THE QUEVEDOS

The site belonged to the Quintano passing by link to the Quevedo and after to other lineages of Jerez.

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HERMITAGE OF SAN LAZARO

HERMITAGE OF SAN LAZARO

It belongs to the end of s. XV and the role played is defined by its own ”Lazaretto” name, which means place of Safe Haven to lepers.

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HERMITAGE OF SAN ANTÓN

HERMITAGE OF SAN ANTÓN

Located outside the city, southwest of it. Existed in 1731, although it is believed that should have been built in the first decades of the eighteenth century.

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THE ALCAZABA

THE ALCAZABA

Its construction, without going back to earlier stages, must be built on the first half of the thirteenth century.

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RIANZUELA PALACE

RIANZUELA PALACE

Two-storey building built around a central courtyard with series of round arches on marble columns.

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MOORISH STREET

MOORISH STREET

Situated next to the fort, was an early focus of development located in the expansion of the town.

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HERMITAGE OF SAN LORENZO

HERMITAGE OF SAN LORENZO

It was built around 1740. In the books of Council Agreements of 1735 it is specified that the council granted license to the priest to build a chapel with the patronage of San Lorenzo.

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SOLAR OF THE EARLS OF AYALA

SOLAR OF THE EARLS OF AYALA

It stands in front of the palace of Rianzuela.

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SOLAR OF THE SILVA AND FIGUEROA

SOLAR OF THE SILVA AND FIGUEROA

This is a typical manor house of Jerez in which highlights the wrought coat of the main façade.

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ALHÓNDIGA STREET

ALHÓNDIGA STREET

Tortuous and narrow street, steep ground and lower houses would be a true reflection of how would be the town in the past.

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PALACE OF THE VICARAGE

PALACE OF THE VICARAGE

It is the name that is known the former residence in Jerez of the vicar general of the Order of Santiago.

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GATE OF THE ALHÓNDIGA OR SANTIAGO

GATE OF THE ALHÓNDIGA OR SANTIAGO

Of this Gate just one of the two side towers is preserved and access is not possible for being in a private home.

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GATE OF BURGOS

GATE OF BURGOS

It consists of a tower and a stretch of wall in which a pointed arch under which runs one of the busiest streets of Jerez, the Templar Street.

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SOLAR OF SILVA FIGUEROA

SOLAR OF SILVA FIGUEROA

This palace that belonged to Silva Figueroa, is located perpendicular to the tower from which to start, and occupies the entire right side of the Square of Santa Catalina.

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HOUSE OF CECILIA DE ARTEAGA

HOUSE OF CECILIA DE ARTEAGA

Renaissance house located in the Padre Ruiz Square.

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ALCAZABA AND WALLED ENCLOSURE

ALCAZABA AND WALLED ENCLOSURE

Highlights within the historic center of Jerez de los Caballeros the enclosure walled and the Alcazaba

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CHURCH AND TOWER OF SAN BARTOLOME

CHURCH AND TOWER OF SAN BARTOLOME

Temple dedicated to the Patron of the City: San Bartolomé. The current factory is from the fifteenth century which explains some of its Gothic features. Renovated in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the Baroque style being well defined structure.

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CHURCH AND TOWER OF ST. MIGUEL ARCÁNGEL

CHURCH AND TOWER OF ST. MIGUEL ARCÁNGEL

Temple that looks like a Collegiata located in the center of town.

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CHURCH AND TOWER OF SANTA CATALINA

CHURCH AND TOWER OF SANTA CATALINA

Baroque church built on one of medieval origin and extended in the sixteenth century.

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CHURCH AND TOWER OF SANTA MARIA DE LA ENCARNACION

CHURCH AND TOWER OF SANTA MARIA DE LA ENCARNACION

This temple is the oldest of those exist in Jerez and was founded in 556 AD.

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