Church of Our Lady of Expectation

The Church of our Lady of expectation is located in Plaza Nuestra Señora del Rosario.

It was built between the 16th and 17TH centuries. He mosque in time of the Arabs and later became Christian Temple with the name of the parish of Santa Maria of Canillas de Albaida and Sedella.

This church which consists of rectangular, looks solid, which also contributes to its large Tower, which stands between the town centre.

The interior is divided into three naves, which formerly lasted behind the high altar, with the present sacristy, forming a transept and a flat head.

The naves are separated by two couples of quadrangular pillars, crowned by a simple wooden capital mode. Lowered arches whose light decrease to fill these two new semicircular arches resting on the pillars.

Keeps the chorus, as well as the use of the armor of wood, with suspenders and decoration of loop in the central nave, and wooden mudéjar footprint in side.

The choir stands on three lowered arches supported by two columns of thick Entasis and capitals of inverted cone form. The decor is in Rococo style.

The cover consists of an arch of half point framed by alfiz. Outside the Tower, built in brick with small verdugadas of masonry, with three bodies and remains of incisa in the first period of the temple decoration stands out.

Movable heritage stands the sculpture of the Virgen de los Dolores, probably from the 18th century and an image of Christ at work in polychrome earthenware of the 17TH century.

Town Hall Canillas de Albaida

Nuestra Señora del Rosario Square

29755 Canillas de Albaida


Phone: +34 952 55 30 06