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Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion

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Massive church

Really nice architecture and a very much in use church. Inside is beautiful. In the old quarter... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Excellent church

Walking around the old town of Marbella and suddenly discover this great church. Taken few photos... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Penang Island, Malaysia
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Plaza de La Iglesia s/n | Parroquia la Encarnación, 29670, Marbella, Spain
+34 689 73 12 66
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 May 2012

This is the most beautiful church in Marbella. We go to Mass here during our stay. It is so well kept and there are large Tv monitors on each pillar so that everyone can see exactly what is going on on the altar. It is...More

11  Thank tinneas
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 February 2012

This church is a beautiful peaceful place in the heart of the old town, it is especially good to visit during religious holidays like Three kings in January, Easter and fiesta de Virgin de la Carmen in July.

2  Thank mayotom79
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really nice architecture and a very much in use church. Inside is beautiful. In the old quarter. Nice quite square. Orange trees all around the church. Best to be respectful of the locals.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around the old town of Marbella and suddenly discover this great church. Taken few photos and sitting there quietly make my mind so peaceful.

Thank PeaQubed
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This church in the Old Quarter of Marbella is or should be a must visit attraction, the religious icons, statues, paintings and altar are just fabulous, words will not do it justice, go along and see for yourself. I have posted several photos to give...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled across this beautiful old church while walking around the historic part of Marbella. It’s just around the corner from the majority of the restaurants. It was well kept and is still obviously being used as a place of worship. Definitely...More

Thank 301ericw
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The Encarnación Church could be visited as a museum given its beauty and its ornately decorated main and side altars. But it is not a museum - it is very much a live parish and the liturgy is equal to the beauty of the church...More

Thank Sjur B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Quite magnificent to see and spend a little while in. If you are fortunate to see one of processions, which happen several times a year, it is interesting to see how they joined christianity with paganism. The two were clevery brought together to bring pagans...More

1  Thank Stewart1234567
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Such a beautiful Church. Breathtaking. Definitely worth a visit if in Marbella and like looking at Churches. I believe it is a 16th century Church

Thank jonniem58
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The tall tower of the Church can be seen down alleys and across rooftops, until you arrive at the Church itself with the square in front. The Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation was built in the sixteenth century but has had several alterations...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 13 April 2018

If you are wandering around Marbella, then pop into this church which is very ornate. No charge to enter.

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be here for Santa semana and the old town was packed for the parade (see pics). We saw the start of the service at 8pm then took our place to watch the procession. This is a beautiful church in my...More

Thank 7RAC
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