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The Church of Our Lady of Pilar internally is a single nave and vaulted ceiling. The side chapels are shallow. The presbytery is rectangular.
The Church of Our Lady of Pilar internally is a single nave and vaulted ceiling. The side chapels are shallow. The presbytery is rectangular.
Noteworthy is the altarpiece of the main altar. Made in Baroque art, has the image of Our Lady of the Pillar in the center and two Franciscan saints on the sides. The altar is a very unique partHigh Peru inca adornment richly crafted in silver.
The side altars of the nave are also baroque. Wooden sculpture of San Pedro de Alcantara, co-patron of the church is from the eighteenth century and is attributed to the sculptor Alonso Cano, while the relics of the altar, according to tradition, was a gift from King Charles III of Spain. The pulpit is also baroque style. It can also be seen the famous Pas de Calais tiles decorating the walls.
To give the original look the church was restored in 1930 by the architect André Mille.

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