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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Many people were praying as some picture happy tourists circulated. In a side room are several sacramental artifacts that are impressive in both meaning and handiwork skill. It is a unique small chapel.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 23 June 2018

A very qualnt old church, or religious building, not sure which. A few very typical Catholic relics, a prominent location. Free. Well worth a short visit. Really very unusual.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I don't normally visit chapels/churches but couldn't resist a peep inside this little chapel whilst visiting Mijas last time. Steeped in history & dug out of the rock by monks centuries ago, make this chapel a little bit special. Inside, there is an altar &...More

3  Thank freyap58
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Why is this chapel here? Apparently it was excavated from the rock in the 16th century by Mercedarian friars and it gained its reputation when apparitions of the Virgin Mary started in 1586. Today it is still a unique and moving experience with the chapel...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Mijas offers so many different things, and this is one of the many unique and interesting things. A lot of history here, not just a touristic activity.

Thank Derby579
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

A most beautiful beautiful little chapel built into a cave at the top of a hill. The chapel is serene and breathtaking. The views are stunning. Absolutely worth a visit.

Thank greconj
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Apparently that’s how long it took the hermit who dug the cave that forms the core of this interesting little chapel. Worth a visit to see the regalia inside and the view from the roof observation point when it is open.

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nice chapel carved in rock very tight place and get very crowded very quickly ... but the views of Alboran Sea are breathtaking from the well kept garden/sitting area.free entry, but do put your change as donation for church

Thank EAhmad73
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Easily accessible and interesting little church/chapel apparently carved out of the rock by monks with evidently nothing better to do. Generally there are too many of us tourists gawping for it to be considered suitable for any reflective contemplation and I do wonder if it...More

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Capella Virgen de la Pena (Chapel of the Virgin of the Rock) is a small chapel carved out of the rock by a monk in the middle 17th century. There is a shrine and to one side a small area of exhibits with some...More

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Yes go to the Fuengirola bus station and take the Mijas bus
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