OUR EMPTY SPAIN
The The ancient human presence in the area is corroborated by the existence of several rows of a Celtiberian tower (300 BC) or of San Cristóbal.The church of San Blas is a Romanesque construction from the 13th century with a Gothic entrance from the 14th century and a stone tower 15th century.
Inside you can see its Gothic altarpiece, the main altarpiece made by Maestro Blasco de Grañén. The choir is covered with Mudejar plasterwork, as is also the Mudejar tradition the pulpit, one of the few of this style that is preserved, from the late 15th century.
There is a Romanesque style hermitage called Santa Barbara.
In the natural aspect it has a place of special beauty known as the Aguallueve, a spring produced by the filtration of the waters through the rocks.
Its rich traditional pastries are kneaded in the old oven only on the occasion of various festivities and events such as Santa Águeda and San Blas.
WHAT TO DO, WHAT TO SEE
Parish Church of San Blas
Romanesque construction from the 13th century. The building is made of masonry, with ashlar stone. It consists of a single rectangular nave with nine sections separated by arches and a pointed barrel vault. The tower consists of a solid floor and two made of masonry and ashlar. In the fourteenth century the portico on the south side was added, in which the original entrance door to the nave appears, it is a semicircular arch with two archivolts decorated with saw teeth and rosettes. The portico is covered, in its four sections, with a ribbed vault and with the sticks of Aragon in the keys.
The magnificent Mudejar pulpit dates from the 16th century, with openwork plasterwork, combining stars and crosses, as well as the choir, whose main beam is carved with herringbone work and the vaults with plaster reliefs of stems and grapes. In the fourteenth century a large painted altarpiece was placed, the work of the master Blasco de Grañén, dedicated to Saint Blas, Saint Thomas de Becket and the Virgin of Mercy. It is one of the largest and most important Gothic altarpieces in all of Aragon, it consists of 9 streets of three heights and in the lower part a common bench of eleven houses, five on each side of the central one that is destined for the tabernacle. We also find two other altarpieces from the 16th century. That of San Juan Bautista, and that of San Roque.
Or known in the locality with the name of Torreón de San Cristóbal, at the top of the Aguallueve Valley, on the left bank of this, several courses of a powerful tower built with megalithic blocks are preserved, probably 200 BC
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