Iglesia de los Santos Juanes is a breath of fresh air; a church which has yet to sell its soul to the showtime of international tourism. What you get is simple: a baroque sanctuary with deep roots in history and the Spanish earth upon which it stands. From the side facing the Market Square stands the central sculpture of the Virgen del Rosario , the magnum opum of Jacopo Bertesi. Above it, the clock-tower flanked by twin saints stretches to the heavens. The interior was done by Charles ll's personal painter--kind of like having Martha Stewart do your home decorating.
With the width of a door, this house leaves little room to maneuver. Seemingly slipped between two... Read more