Sant Climent de Taüll Church

Sant Climent de Taüll also known as the Church of St. Clement of Tahull is a Roman Catholic church located in Vall de Bohi, in Pirenees.

It is a form of Romanesque architecture that contains magnificent Romanesque art. Other influences include the Lombard and Byzantine styles, which can be seen throughout the exterior and interior of the building. The church is a basilica plan structure with three naves,(each of them with a terminal apse) and large columns separating the side naves. Connecting to the church is a slim bell tower that has six floors plus a base.

The artwork inside the church include the famous mural paintings by the Master of Taüll (contained in the different apses and the keys of the arches), as well as the wooden alter frontal. These works of art represent different aspects of Christianity that can also be found in many other works of art. The most famous fresco, of Christ in Majesty in the apse, has been moved to the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya in Barcelona.

Sant Climent de Taüll is located in Taüll in municipality of Valley of Boí, in the province of Lérida, Spain. The exact date of construction is unknown however the church was consecrated on December 10, 1123.

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Style definitin of style Romanesque
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Price definition of price gratis
Geographical coordinates 42.5165560, 0.8498330
Address Vall de Boí, Carretera L-501
Opening date 1123

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