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Exhibition of the Holy Shroud in Alcalá de Henares, until January 12

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Exhibition of the Holy Shroud in Alcalá de Henares

The Holy Shroud of Turin He becomes the protagonist of a great exhibition that you can now visit in the San Bernardo Monastery from Alcala de Henares, in the surroundings of Madrid.

This exposition What can you visit until January 12, 2014 analyze one of the most important religious relics in history, such as the Shroud that is supposed to have covered the body of Jesus Christ after his death.

Meanwhile he shroud which is considered to have covered the head of Jesus Christ is preserved in Oviedo since the middle of the ninth century, the Sindone, as the Holy Shroud of Turin, appeared in France in 1353, containing the supposed image of Jesus Christ after his death. It was in 1578 when he arrived in Turin, where it is now preserved.

In the exhibition of the Shroud of Alcala de Henares a copy of the Sitting, which has historically become one of the objects most studied by scientists.


Exhibition of the Holy Shroud in Alcalá de Henares

In 1988 a part of the fabric was subjected to the carbon 14 test, which reflected that the Turin sheet dated between 1260 and 1390, which would mean that it was a fraud. However, new scientific studies indicated that the test could have suffered bacterial contamination, which invalidated it.

Currently the Holy Shroud It is still debated, and it is not known how the body image was recorded.

In the exhibition you can visit in the San Bernardo Monastery the history and the scientific debate about the Shroud and the Holy Shroud are analyzed, of which you will see a unique replica made by the C.E.S Spanish Center for Syndonology.

The tour of the twelve rooms of the exhibition is done with the support of an audio guide with a locuted musical production.

The main rooms you will visit are the Forensic Chamber, where an analysis with 3D technology is shown, and the Scientific Room, where it is about explaining how the human image was formed in the famous sheet.

In addition, in the exhibition you will see a full-scale reproduction of the tomb where he was buried Jesus of Nazareth, which was destroyed in 70 A.D.

The visiting hours of the exhibition of the Holy Shroud in Alcalá de Henares they are, every day of the week, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., with last entry one hour before. Access to the exhibition is every 15 minutes, and the visit is 50 minutes.

The ticket prices they are, 8 euros the general; 6 euros reduced for those over 65, students, disabled, under 18 and unemployed; and free admission for children under 7 years.

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