Hermitage of San Juan

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The San Juan or Sant Joan Hermitage is the most famous of the “Conquest Hermitages” of the 15th Century, which exemplifies the Gothic and Renaissance styles. Its central body has a unique Gothic style. It has a nave with a rectangular floor plan, with a gable roof supported by two Gothic type pointed arches.

The access doorway is formed by a semi-circular arch and the main façade is crowned by a steeple. The Hermitage house is currently used as a Sacristy. It is attached to the original building and is the result of the refurbishment of the early Christian hermitage. We highlight that it served as a refuge for the “Negres” (Black) Brotherhood: Christian African Slave converts.

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This Hermitage usually remains closed except during the holidays of San Juan – from the 20th to 24th of June-. A pilgrimage is organised in this Hermitage on the San Juan holiday on 24th of June, where they also celebrate religious ceremonies and other traditional events.