Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Iglesia de San Marcos-León, Spain

Iglesia de San Marcos-León, originally uploaded by davizoom.

The convent of San Marcos in León, Spain, currently a luxury parador hotel, also contains a consecrated church and museum, and is one of the most important monuments of the Renaissance in Spain. It is one of the greatest architectural jewels of León, together with the Cathedral, the Basilica of San Isidoro and la Casa Botines. It has a highly ornamental plateresque facade.

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