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La Purisima Church

Plaza Monterrey 7, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 27 38
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Beautiful Church

This church was built in the 17th century and the most impressive feature of the church is the high... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
BennyMalaga
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Malaga, Spain
Art in the interior is well worth visiting.

Some paintings by Ribera and other artists inside a very large church. No English guide available... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Andrew S
,
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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6 May 2017
“Beautiful Church”
1 Nov 2016
“Art in the interior is well worth visiting.”
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Plaza Monterrey 7, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
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+34 923 21 27 38

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This church was built in the 17th century and the most impressive feature of the church is the high altarpiece, which has two rows of Corinthian columns with inlaid stone framing the painting of the Blessed Virgin, which was painted by Jose de Ribera.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Some paintings by Ribera and other artists inside a very large church. No English guide available when we visited which made it difficult to understand some aspects of the building.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This is a beautiful church not too far from the Plaza Mayor. Mass is offered morning and evening. Though there's usually a person begging for money at the entrance, I never had a problem visiting. The main altar has paintings by José de Ribera, with...More

1  Thank profearroyo
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This is a magnificent church. It is reported that originally it was supposed to be built in Rome. Lucky Salamanca for having this gem of a church. Do visit both inside and outside. Linger over the painting on the alter. Linger.

Thank RCC_21
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Really not much to see in this guy but wanted to include some photos to flesh out this item. The only draw really is the Ribera behind the altar. Personally, not one of his best. Sorry.

Thank GracyInVienna
Reviewed 11 February 2012

La Purisima Church has a very impressive high altarpiece that has a very large painting of the Blessed Virgin, a work by Jose de Ribera. On either side are Corinthian columns. On top there is a crucifix and images of Mary Magdalene and St. John....More

5  Thank BennyMalaga
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