Santiponce Itálica


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Church of San Jacinto


It is the temple of a Dominican convent founded in the 17th century. It is arranged on a very elongated rectangular plan with three naves and a transept. The side naves are covered by groin vaults, while the central nave is covered by a barrel vault compartmentalised by Saxon arches and with lunettes between the sections. There is a large dome with a drum on pendentives In the centre of the transept.

The building is finished in banded red brick and in red ochre colours, the main façade has a slender baroque doorway.

It is one of the largest churches in Seville and has been declared a Site of Cultural Interest.


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