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Discover an impressive church in San Mateu defined by incredible artistry that was built over the course of many centuries.

Iglesia Arciprestal de San Mateo Apóstol, San Mateo Apóstol Archpriest Church in Sant Mateu, located in El Baix Maestrat in the province of Castellón, is a magnificent sight and must-visit due to its significance to the Valencian Gothic movement. Construction work started in the Romanesque style in the 13th century and over the years it was extended into the incredible place of worship you can see today.

In the year 1350, San Mateo Apóstol Archpriest Church underwent construction work, this time in the aforementioned Valencian Gothic style, which is also called the Mediterranean Gothic style. It was extended to include La Virgen de la Leche Chapel, which houses the valuable La Trinidad Altarpiece. In the 18th century, a Baroque nave was added to this Sant Mateu church, which displays a fascinating museum collection.

Highlights of the site include La San Clemente and La Pasión Chapel as well as the Gothic façade and bell tower, both of which date back to the 15th century. Beyond visiting San Mateo Apóstol Archpriest Church, there are plenty of things to do in Sant Mateu, like walking the incredible hiking routes that snake through landscapes dotted with charming chapels. Fancy coming to visit this fascinating church in a destination with plenty of surprises up its sleeves?