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Iglesia de San Saturnino

Iglesia de San Saturnino

Iglesia de San Saturnino

Iglesia de San Saturnino (Calle San Saturnino e/Calle Ansoleaga 21, Pamplona) – this church (a.k.a. San Cernin) was built during the 13th century by the kings of Navarra (and was said to have been built on the remains of a Roman temple). This was also a fortified church. It has an interesting Baroque chapel dedicated to the Virgen del Camino (13th century); the clock tower with a weathercock on top is now a symbol of the city. When you leave, look down on the floor and you will see the “pocico” (literally, “little well”) in which San Saturnino baptised the first Christians in Pamplona, among them San Fermín, the city’s first bishop. Once outside, look upwards to the south tower: it is crowned by the popular “gallico” (literally, “little cockerel”) and contains the clock whose bell signals the start of the Bull Run every morning during the fiestas of San Fermín. Hours: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm & 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Monday – Saturday), 10:00 am – 1:30 pm & 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Sundays & holidays).