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Church of Santiago

Church of Santiago

Religious architecture

Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays, from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm and from 6.15 pm to 6.45 pm (winter); from 7.15 pm to 7.45 pm (summer).

Direction: C/ Teniente Figueroa, 1, Guadalajara.

Telephone: 949 211 586

Walking up, from the palace of El Infantado, Mayor street leads to Teniente Figueroa Street. On the left-hand side of Teniente Figueroa Street, a simple brick wall and unpretentious doorway guard a jewel of 14th century architecture: the church of Santiago, formerly the convent church of Santa Clara.

Free entry.

The gothic and mudejar interior, the floor of which is below current street level, consists of three naves separated by stone pilasters, with no crossing. The church´s high pointed arches are mounted on the pilasters. A mudejar coffered ceiling spans the central nave.

The apse houses two side chapels: the chapel of La Epístola, founded by Diego García de Guadalajara, which still maintains its gothic line, and the plateresque chapel of El Evangelio, probably designed by Alonso de Covarrubias at the beginning of the 16th century as the tomb of Juan de Zúñiga, a Knight of the Order of Santiago.


  • Outside route without difficulties.
  • There is a step at the entrance.
  • Access to the main floor is by way of an angled platform.

How to get there

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