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San nicolas de los servitas

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San nicolas de los servitas

  1. 1. San Nicolás de los Servitas´ Church<br />
  2. 2. General Ideas<br />Itwasnamed in the “laws of 1202”.<br />Itwasbuilt in XII century.<br />Nowdaysistheoldestchurch in Madrid.<br />Muhamad I orderedittobebuilt.<br />ItwasbuiltbyMuslims and Christians.<br />Nowexpertsthinkitwas a Mosque.<br />
  3. 3. ItsOrigins<br />Itwasbuilt as a parish, butduringthe Independence war, itwasused as a warehouseforweapons. Lateritwas a militaryheadquarter and even a storefor musical instruments and a rehearsal place formusicians. <br />
  4. 4. What is it like?<br />San Nicholas Church has beenreconstructedseveral times troughoutthecenturies. It has a Mudejartowerbell (islamic art) and twoentrances. Themainoneisbigger. Thewalls are made up of bricks.<br />
  5. 5. TheTower<br />Itwasdeclared a nationalmonument in 1931.<br />Itwasprobably a towerbell in those times<br />
  6. 6. WhereisitLocated?<br />It´son San NicolasStreet, number 6.<br />It´snear Mayor Street and the Royal Palace.<br />
  7. 7. Photos<br />Thisisthephoto of the principal door and thechurch´stower<br />
  8. 8. Easter 2010Mass calendar<br />Thursday, 18:00: “LastSupper”<br />Friday, 18:00: “JesusChristPassion”<br />Saturday, 23:00: “Period of Fasting”<br />
  9. 9. Sources<br />http://maps.google.es/maps?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:es-ES:official&hl=es&tab=wl<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Nicolas_de_los_Servitas_Church,_Madrid<br />http://www.madridhistorico.com/seccion7_enciclopedia/index_enciclopedia.php?idA=%20SAN%20NICOLAS%20DE%20LOS%20SERVITAS&idinformacion=724&pag=1#inicio2<br />
  10. 10. By<br />inhoaRivillaorge Ariasaura Barbadillo<br />

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