The cultural site

El Rebollar Site in El Boalo


Well of Cultural Interest in the category of Archaeological Zone

Located southwest of the town of El Boalo, at the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama, El Rebollar constitutes one of the few vestiges of the Visigoth era in the Madrid region, whose permanence as a center of worship in its place of origin since the 7th century until the 18th century, it has been preserved in excellent condition to this day.

The Visigothic rural church presents an unaltered and perfectly recorded occupation stratigraphy of the nave, which allows dating the original phase of the building and the subsequent renovations, and the associated necropolis is providing data of great interest for the population study of late antiquity in the area. . Likewise, its importance as a place where religious character survives is supported by archival documentation.