Iglesia de Santiago, Gáldar

The Iglesia de Santiago is a Catholic church and parish in Gáldar, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain. The present building in neoclassical style was built from 1778 to 1826. The full name is Templo Matriz y Arcipreztal de Santiago de Los Caballeros de Gáldar. It is dedicated to James the Apostle.[1]

Iglesia de Santiago
Templo Matriz y Arcipreztal de Santiago de Los Caballeros de Gáldar
Iglesia de Santiago, Gáldar, Gran Canaria.jpg
Iglesia de Santiago is located in Canary Islands
Iglesia de Santiago
Iglesia de Santiago
28°08′42″N 15°39′22″W / 28.14497°N 15.65609°W / 28.14497; -15.65609Coordinates: 28°08′42″N 15°39′22″W / 28.14497°N 15.65609°W / 28.14497; -15.65609
LocationGáldar, Gran Canaria
CountrySpain
DenominationCatholic
Websitejacobeogaldar.es/lugaresdeinteres/templodesantiago
History
Founded1486
DedicationSaint James
Architecture
Functional statusactive
Heritage designationRI-51-0008728
Designated1978
Architect(s)Diego Nicolás Eduardo [es]
StyleNeoclassical
Groundbreaking1778
Completed1826
Administration
DioceseDiocese of Canarias

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parroquia de Santiago Apóstol / Ciudad de Gáldar – Isla de Gran Canaria" (in Spanish). Diocese of Canarias. Retrieved 26 January 2022.

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