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Iglesia del Corpus Christi

Address: Plaza del Corpus n0 7, Segovia, Spain
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Ranked #23 of 31 Attractions in Segovia
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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175 reviews 175 reviews
64 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The history of this church goes back to the reign of Queen Katherina who ordered the Jews out of Segovia. They were a wealthy community having made tanning and making cloth their prime industries. they had two synagogues at the time - this was the larger one; named Corpus Christi Church it was given to monks of Parrades and from... More

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Montreal, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

An old synagogue transformed into a church as many were in Spain after the reconquesta...These buildings are the only remains of an era of tolerance and the life of jews besides the cemetery (in Segovia) and a few museums and signs of "Juderia" here and there on walls.

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London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

As a quick and peaceful diversion for only one Euro for adults and free for children, this sanctuary provides reasonable value. Not a very impressive piece of architecture, but does have pleasing stained glass and some Moorish mouldings. Would work better with some atmospheric music

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