Church of Vera Cruz

Romanesque; consecrated 1208




This was the Church of the Knights Templar, a medieval secret society. This is a twelve-sided structure with a tower to the south. At one point it was thought to have a fragment of the true cross, thus the name.
 

The front entrance

 

The side entrance

 

The apse



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