We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Stunning Church

A beautiful church in the center of El Puerto de Santa Maria, there is a black Virgin Mary... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vanila C
Very pretty church.

An impressive church , although bit worn was interesting inside. Had a festival on with extra... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Read all 208 reviews
All photos (166)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“old church”(2 reviews)
“architecture”(6 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Plaza de Espana, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
+34 956 85 17 16
Reviews (208)
Filter reviews
31 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful church old church architecture stone altar el
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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.

Thank sarahcK781SR
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

1  Thank veronique m
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

Thank jafischer
Reviewed 24 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

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

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

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

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Whilst visiting the El Puerto de Santa Maria we stopped by at this beautiful Church which is well worth a visit.

Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Wow this is some interior of a church. Wonderful history, creative craftmanship throughtout. Well worth a visit and the bonus is that it's free. Must admit on first seeing the exterior I thought that the place had fallen into disuse! Two pairs of nesting storks...More

Thank david w
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 nearby hotels
Casa No 6
25 reviews
.10 km away
Palacio San Bartolome
149 reviews
.14 km away
Hotel Los Cantaros
223 reviews
.37 km away
Hotel Casa del Regidor
93 reviews
.50 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 350 nearby restaurants
Heladeria da Massimo
911 reviews
.30 km away
Bar Vicente
216 reviews
.18 km away
La Pescaderia Tapas&Bar
221 reviews
.28 km away
Bodegas Obregon
135 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 59 nearby attractions
Osborne Mora Winery
455 reviews
.55 km away
126 reviews
.79 km away
San Marcos Castle
270 reviews
.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Iglesia Mayor Prioral staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines