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Address: Cerro de la Virgen de Gracia, Archidona, Spain

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A must when you visit Archidona

A must see when you pay a visit to Archidona. A lovely but hard walk from the town centre or you can drive to it. Great views and a lovely little church.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
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Villanueva del Trabuco, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

A must see when you pay a visit to Archidona. A lovely but hard walk from the town centre or you can drive to it. Great views and a lovely little church.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The sanctuary sits high above Archidona, you can drive there, but it's more fun to walk! The chapel like many in the region is built on the site of an old mosque there are quite a few architectural nods to this fact. The building is interesting enough but the views are spectacular as well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed every minute worth the walk very good views very nice sanctuarie. Was a long walk up the mountain side but was a great time taking photos and from the top you can see for miles .you can see antequera from the top .There a nice gift shop at the top which sells tiles and key rings of the virgin... More 

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Thank Paul R
Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2012

The Sanctuary of the Virgen de Gracia is located at the Cerro de la Virgen de Gracia. The old Mezquita was reconverted into the Sanctuary of the Virgen de Gracia and this is located in the castle and this dates from the 9th century. This is located on the highest hill of the town. One has to go up a... More 

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