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intersting old church and you can climb up to the bell tower

another quirky old building in Granada, worth a visit, good street food outside in the evenings... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alison P
Coventry, United Kingdom
Interior will leave you speechless

The Iglesia de Xalteva is beautiful inside and out, but it is the interior that will leave you... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Michael B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another quirky old building in Granada, worth a visit, good street food outside in the evenings, too. Sadly Granada is a ghost town since the problems started in spring 18.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The Iglesia de Xalteva is beautiful inside and out, but it is the interior that will leave you breathless. The deep wood of the ceiling, columns, and pews contrast with the striking paintings on the ceiling and the otherwise muted colors of the interior. Take...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A lovely church with beautifully decorated ceilings. We went up the bell tower for wonderful views across the city at a cost of $1. A bit of a precarious feeling as you step outside the window, wouldn't be allowed back home. We did this as...More

Thank jazpops
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This church was just down the road from where we were staying so we strolled down to take a look and weren't disappointed. It's a very pretty church.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This church is seeing. Right across from a park. Services are also good, particularly around the holidays like Christmas and Easter.

Thank Antionio10
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Xalteva is not the name of a Roman Catholic saint, but taken from indigenous settlers who lived in this area. The location has a long history of churches built, then destroyed by eartquakes and rebuilt. This reconstruction dates from 1921. Most days at the end...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This romantic park is across from the Xalteva church and near the Maria Auxilladora church. Really, there are churches everywhere here. They said there are 12 churches with about 175,000 population in the city and about 150,000 in the rural area, that is about 25,000...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It was Three Kings Day, so services were in high swing. We did not go in to the church and admired it from the outside. This ranks among the most beautiful churches in downtown Granada -- and it's worth the stroll on one of the...More

Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A truly magnificient place. we took many photos. it is worth visiting several times and we would go back in a minute

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