Church of San Benito

The Church of San Benito was built in the 12th century and later the Romanesque church was replaced by a new Gothic design. It was commissioned by the Archbishop Alonso de Fonseca, who was baptized there. The Maldonado Family lived opposite the church and helped in its construction. The church contains the tombs of Arias Perez Maldonado and his wife Elvira Hernandez Cabeza de Vaca, located at the high altar. There is a carving of the Calvary and this is attributed to Diego de Siloe. The facade of the church is in the Isabelline Gothic style and it contains a scene from the Annunciation that has the figure of God the Father, with the Fonseca and Acevedo coats or arms.

The address of the church is Plaza del Corrillo.