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Iglesia Parroquial Matriz De Santa Maria La Mayor La Coronada

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Iglesia Parroquial Matriz De Santa Maria La Mayor La Coronada, Medina-Sidonia

Built on the foundations of the original castle and later a mosque, this church is a fine example... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
liamcheasty
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Waterford, Ireland
Great Church to Visit

Well worth visiting. If you can climb the spiral staircase to the top, its well worth it - even on... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Mark C
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Plaza de Santa Maria La Mayor La Coronada, Medina-Sidonia, Spain
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a a look signs in different languages telling of the history at different points around the building

Thank barbara s
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Built on the foundations of the original castle and later a mosque, this church is a fine example of Andalusian Gothic architecture. Inside there is an enormous 15m high and exquisite retablo, that typically depicts scenes from the life of Christ. There is also a...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Well worth visiting. If you can climb the spiral staircase to the top, its well worth it - even on a hot August day the breeze was blowing cool up there. Think there were 2 other couples whilst we were there so very quiet and...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

when it is very hot, between 12.00 and 15.00 hours , you could go inside , if it is open , B U T , at the time i was there in june 2017 , it was closed

Thank Guido R
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A seriously large church for a small town, but as the bishops of Cadiz relocated here when the Portuguese and British were sacking Cadiz it is probably understandable. Some interesting architectural anomalies as well as a side alter dedicated to the Spanish Inquisition! You can...More

Thank A R H
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed wandering around this lovely church. It overlooks a plaza in beautiful Medina Sidonia. Interior and exterior both worth the trip. Check opening hours. Restaurants close by to enjoy views. See it even if churches are not really your thing.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Interesting church with Moorish origins, typical of most churches in the part of Spain. Very ornate high altar

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Perched high up the voluptuous Medina Sidonia hill this is the sort of place I almost do not wish to review so as to not disturb its peaceful serenity. This church is a very important sanctuary having housed holy relics from not too distant Cadiz...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

When you step inside this building it is simply breathtaking. Even has some benches used in the Spanish Inquisition, which of course we never expected!!!

Thank John E
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We visited this amazing church on a short visit to Medina-Sidonia. It is spectacular inside with beautiful and extraordinary artworks and the climb up to the top of the tower is a definite 'must'. However! It is a bit of a climb to the top...More

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