St. Nicholas Images in the High Altar of Iglesia San Nicolas
The Burgos Church of St. Nicholas dates from before 1163. After falling into ruin, it was completely restored in 1910 and named a National Monument in 1917. The church, on the route of the Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James), is highly ornamented Gothic with many Saint Nicholas images.
The main altar was carved in 1505 of stone from Hontoria de la Cantera (Burgos). It covers the entire front wall. Eight scenes from the life of Nicholas surround the central Saint Nicholas figure.
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All photos: J M Rosenthal/SNS, used by permission
Complete high altar photo: AeroCap, Wikimedia Commons, used under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license
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