The parish of St. Nicholas is one of the main monuments of the city of Murcia, not only for its architecture but for its valuable artistic heritage, with major works within the altarpiece, sculpture and silverware. Its historical importance is manifested in its antiquity and have been the main building of one of the most central districts of Murcia, where Murcian noble families lived in palaces and mansions of St. Nicholas Street.
The church of St. Nicholas is a beautiful example of baroque architecture of the eighteenth century . It is built on an earlier church that was built, as usual, on a mosque that stood by the Muslim wall of the city. There were numerous Islamic religious centers that were the basis for subsequent settlement of churches, as well as the Cathedral. St. Nicholas appears and enumerated as one of eight parishes existing in Murcia in 1272.
Although this church was re-built in the eighteenth century.
All about this church, here (Spanish)
Siguiendo la corriente de la comunidad CityDailyPhoto, me he propuesto dejar en este blog fotos de Murcia, como forma de mostrar al mundo qué joya de ciudad y de provincia tenemos. Agradecer al creador de ParisDailyPhoto su gran idea de mostrar la ciudad de uno mismo desde otro punto de vista. Following the tide of community CityDailyPhoto, I proposed to leave in this blog photos of Murcia, as a way to show to the world what a jewel of city and province we have. Thanks to the creator of ParisDailyPhoto for his great idea to show the city of oneself from another angle.
The Region of Murcia is located in the southeastern of Spain, between Andalusia (west), Castilla-La Mancha (North), Valencia (East) and the Mediterranean Sea (South).
The city of Murcia is the capital of the Region. Other major cities are: Cartagena, Lorca, Caravaca de la Cruz, Jumilla, Yecla, Bullas, Mazarrón, Aguilas ...