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SANTA AGNÈS CHURCH


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The origins of Santa Agnès church are due to the spiritual needs of the residents of Pla de Corona, one of the most isolated areas of the island where, due to soil fertility, grouped considerable human nucleus

The church of Santa Agnès was built in the late eighteenth century and is a simple but with a breathtaking grandeur, which highlights the Fonda chapel temple. The truth is that the origins of the church are due to the spiritual needs of the residents of Pla de Corona, one of the most isolated areas of the island where, due to to soil fertility and agricultural wealth of the place, He grouped considerable human nucleus. The first stone of the present church, a single nave and six side chapels, began in 1785, and construction was completed in 1812.

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The church is notable for its low altitude and the fact of having two entrances. It seems that the low height of the temple is explained by a competition with the neighbors of Sant Mateu, to see who just before his church. As far as tickets are concerned, the first faces south, but the second hides a dark history. And the second entrance to the church was built after a crime occurred in 1870, at the main entrance of the temple. Many neighbors and relatives of the deceased refused to use this access, so it was decided tapiarlo and open a new facade on the square. The old not used again until 1965.

SCHEDULE The church is usually open. Otherwise, you can ask for the key at the bar Can Cosmi to visit. Mass schedule: Sunday at 11.30 hours

HOW TO GET The two access roads to Santa Agnés most commonly used are the roads that leave from Sant Antoni and from Sant Rafel. From the north, you can be accessed from the town Sant Miquel, Sant Mateu through. The church is located in the town square