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Fortress like exterior, beautiful interior

The contrast between the squat, flat roofed exterior and the beautifully worked interior is... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Robert C
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Beautiful Cathedral

just a beautiful cathedral, so well worth a visit. Not expensive but a very peaceful place to be... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
butterfly40_10
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 Oct 2018
“Cathedral of the Incarnation Almeria”
15 Nov 2016
“Fortress like exterior, beautiful interior”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 September 2014

this plaza is so peaceful. you can visit to the cathedral for free from 6pm (before it is 5 euros with the entrance of the museum behing it) and then feel free to have a tapas and a glass of wine at the hotel restaurant...More

2  Thank Emiliebro
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I could not believe that there is a 5€ entrance fee to enter God's House. That is if you can find the door. Did not go in. The reception staff were not friendly either.

2  Thank Jon T
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

We were able to walk around the Cathedral and look at the building however to gain entry there was a fee. It is located in the city of Almeria surrounded by tall palm trees.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The contrast between the squat, flat roofed exterior and the beautifully worked interior is remarkable, it doesn't look like a Cathedral. No dreaming spires here then, but the cathedral was built at a time when marauding raiders could perhaps identify a rich target from the...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 29 September 2016

just a beautiful cathedral, so well worth a visit. Not expensive but a very peaceful place to be and so much history.

Thank butterfly40_10
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This substantial pile of stone is in the center of town and has an entry fee of 5 euros, not the best price-quality relationship for Cathedrals in Spain. That said it is still impressive and worth visiting and if you are patient enough to use...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Almería Cathedral was built in the sixteenth century and was designed as a place of prayer and of refuge. This was because the shores of Almería were continually under attack from Turks and Berbers and so it was used as a place of safety as...More

Thank RobertBovington
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Another of the so many catedrals in Spain with a little museum. Entrance fee of 5 euro pp is rather expensive.

Thank Julian D
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I visited here today. Was such a stunning cathedral! I have just found out that if we had visited after 6pm it would have been free (something to bare in mind) we paid 5€ each. Although it was beautiful to look around, I found it...More

1  Thank Jayne1723
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Although the cathedral building is an interesting place to visit. having to pay 5 euros per person is excessive. I don't understand that the historic Alkazaba (Moorish castle) is free to enter for UE citizens and on the contrary the Christian cathedral has a relatively...More

1  Thank PMORENO
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

This is a rather peculiar building including the Cathedral, the annexes and a fortress that tells a whole lot about the wars against the Moors. The interior is enormous, with a strange mixture of austerity and pompous decorations. Recommended

Thank MarcoEtGiusy
Reviewed 27 September 2014

this plaza is so peaceful. you can visit to the cathedral for free from 6pm (before it is 5 euros with the entrance of the museum behing it) and then feel free to have a tapas and a glass of wine at the hotel restaurant...More

2  Thank Emiliebro
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