Church of San Miguel 

 

The Church of San Miguel is located at Plaza de San Miguel, 4. It is located by the River Carrion  and was declared a National Monument in 1931. It was constructed in the 11th century and its tower is like that of a castle and not a church, and this was constructed in the 13th century. The tower has a height of 70 meters. The style of the church is late Romanesque and early Gothic. There are three naves separated by pilasters. Its apse has the Romanesque style. Below the tower is the main doorway with six archivolts. The interior has a Christ from the 14th century in the presbytery. The legend is that El Cid was married to Doña Jimena in this church. There is an image of the Christ of Medinaceli of Palencia that is used in the processions of Holy Tuesday and Good Friday during Holy Week.