Category:Church towers in Spain
|Church towers in Spain.
A bell tower (also belfry) is a tower which contains one or more bells, or which is designed to hold bells, even if it has none. In the European tradition, such a tower most commonly serves as part of a church and contains church bells. When attached to a city hall or other civic building, especially in continental Europe, it is often named "belfry". Elsewhere, the term "belfry" refers strictly to the part of the tower which contains the bells. Thus some bell towers have no belfry. The occasional free standing bell tower may also be referred to by its Italian name, campanile. Old bell towers may be kept for their historic or iconic value, though in countries with a strong campanological tradition they often continue to serve their original purposes as well.
This category has the following 28 subcategories, out of 28 total.
- ► 15th-century church towers in Spain (3 F)
- ► 17th-century church towers in Spain (3 F)
- ► 18th-century church towers in Spain (3 C, 2 F)
- ► Church towers in Spain by city (3 C)
- ► Romanesque church towers in Spain (4 C, 11 F)
- ► Gothic church towers in Spain (8 C, 23 F)
- ► Baroque church towers in Spain (10 C, 91 F)
- ► Church towers in Spain by province (50 C)
- ► Renaissance church towers in Spain (8 C, 6 F)
- ► Church towers in Extremadura (2 C, 9 F)
- ► Church towers in Galicia (Spain) (6 C, 23 F)
- ► Church towers in Navarre (2 C, 150 F)
- ► Church towers in La Rioja (Spain) (3 C, 134 F)