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Chapel St. Michael and John the Baptist in Encamp

  • Sola d'Encamp, Andorra
  • Chapel St. Michael and John the Baptist in Encamp$$ Encamp, Andorra.Sola d'Encamp, Andorra
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    Chapel of St. Michael and St. John the Baptist is located in Encamp, in the east of Andorra. Small, made of stone, chapel Middle Ages fits perfectly into the landscape of snow-covered slopes of Grand Valira.

    The chapel was built in the best traditions of the Romanesque architecture and was consecrated in honor of two of the most revered Christian saints, John the Baptist and St. Michael's, often called the Archangel Michael. According to the Gospel, Jena Baptist - the prophet and the nearest the forerunner of Jesus Christ, St. Michael - winged conductor of souls in the other world. Stone chapel in Encamp topped bell, it read prayers and hymns, prayers are made. This chapel - an excellent opportunity to escape from widespread among Encamp tourists skiing and mountaineering and enjoy this picturesque monument of Romanesque art.

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