We have just re-posted the rest of the story on Janiuay’s historic and unique Church of St Julian of Cuenca. It contains new information and photos not seen before. To read the rest of the story press here.
After a few days away over the Easter break, we were back to “work” yesterday. We were “On the Road Again” trying to discover new areas and churches for the website. And did we luck in!
We’ve just released the complete version of Leon’s Church of St. Catherine & Passi City’s Church of San Guillermo marvel at their beauty in The Churches, Complete Versions of our slideshows are available here:
On entering the second floor space through the internal staircase we find another very large space but notice a roof line on the remaining wall next to the bell tower suggesting that this space as well as the one below may have served as a residence of some sort. A residence of some sort with a fireplace? Continue reading
The original Janiuay church, another Augustinian built church, was started by Friar Miquel Carod who was assigned to Janiuay as the parish priest between 1830 and 1871.
The actual construction was started in 1849 but Friar Carod died in November 1871 with the ‘finishing touches’ yet to be made to the church. His replacement, Friar Nicholas Gallo completed the church and subsequently built the adjoining ‘convento’ in the same style as the church itself. Continue reading