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I'm gutted, we visited the town from Cadiz by ferry and happened upon the square and the church... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Inverness, United Kingdom
Beautiful church

It's a beautiful gothic old church, with many artful icons and sculptures. It's definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

I'm gutted, we visited the town from Cadiz by ferry and happened upon the square and the church which is stunning. We sat and had a drink and a bite to eat in a nice bar in the square not knowing the church is still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

It's a beautiful gothic old church, with many artful icons and sculptures. It's definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

A beautiful church in the center of El Puerto de Santa Maria, there is a black Virgin Mary. Stunning atmosphere, I highly recommend visiting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vanila C
Reviewed 12 September 2018

An impressive church , although bit worn was interesting inside. Had a festival on with extra exhibits which was nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

If you are in Puerto de Santa Maria, do not forget to visit this very nice and old part of the town, the church is very nicely detailed at the outside. Inside you will find some nice statues, altars and paintings. Very nice and cool...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank veroniquem020
Reviewed 5 July 2018

From outside it does actually look like a long used, worn out building that urgently needs renovation. On the inside the rays of sunlight coming through the colorful windows give you a complete different experience. Magical and nice...but cold and strong. Depending on where you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jafischer
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This church, built hundreds of years ago, may have been built atop an older structure [as with many other churches] dating back thousands of years - to the time of the Roman Empire. These days, it not only serves as a place of worship, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Manuel C
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We could not go in because it was a beautiful Saturday and there was a wedding taking place. Fun however to see the wedding party exit the church. However, just down the church to the right (if looking at the front), there is a small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank D D
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The church is very large and impressive given the narrow streets surrounding it. there is no indication of it being there until one of the small streets 'spits you out' into the main square. Very similar architecture to the cathedral in Sevilla with the strange...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mono_Jockos
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I'm not really into churches, but this one is beautiful on the outside plus entrance is free. The inside is full of alcove with biblical scenes. As many have mentioned, there are a number of storks in nests on the roof. Their cracking beaks make...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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