The Basilica del Gran Poder, in Seville, is located in the district of San Lorenzo, next to its brotherhood and the parish of San Lorenzo. Here the image of Jesus del Gran Poder is located, to which the Sevillians feel genuine devotion.
The Basilica of Jesus del Gran Poder is located in Seville’s San Lorenzo district. This Catholic temple is built next to its brotherhood and the parish of San Lorenzo, from the thirteenth century. These buildings are located in Plaza de San Lorenzo, near the Alameda de Hercules.
Its facade has neo-baroque style. The interior is simple, but the circular shape of the room, the wooden and golden altar and the impressive dome will catch your attention.
In this temple the image of Jesus del Gran Poder is venerated by the Sevillian, to which they feel genuine devotion. There are also other venerated images, like San Juan Evangelista (“St. John the Evangelist”) and Nuestra Señora del Mayor Dolor y Traspaso. They all go out in procession on Good Friday.
One of the symbols of this temple is the heel of elGran Poder. The devotees who come to this basilica prostrate themselves before the image of Jesus del Gran Poder and kiss the heel of the right foot.
If you are a devotee of Jesus del Gran Poder or if you are just curious about visiting the temple, don’t think twice and come!
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