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Entrance to the Basilica of San Isidoro in Leon, Spain.
The first church was built in the 10th century in this place and immediately afterwards it was destroyed, the new church and monastery were established in the 11th century by Alfonso V of Leon.
In 1063 the basilica was dedicated to Saint Isidore of Seville.

The Basilica consists actually of two parts: the first is the Basilica itself and the second is the Museum, which contains the "Pantheon of the Kings", known for its magnificent frescoes as well as the burial crypts of many of the Kings of Leon.
Among the items in the museum is the Chalice Urraca, this is considered to be the Holy Grail, the chalice used by Jesus at the Last Supper. (Around the world are about 200 cups considered to be the Holy Grail).

In the WS you can see another photo of the basilica.

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