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Church of Santa Maria de la Alhambra

Calle Real de la Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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Well worth seeing, and it's free

Most of the Alhambra is open to the public and free to enter. One of the highlights is the Church... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Con-Mara
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Ireland
A church worth visiting

It was a surprise to walk into this lovely church, which is quite worth visiting. It has a very... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
Dimitris L
,
Sydney, Australia
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Calle Real de la Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Most of the Alhambra is open to the public and free to enter. One of the highlights is the Church of Santa Maria, adjacent to the Palace of Charles V. Located beside the palace, the simplicity of the brick and stone construction is in stark...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

It was a surprise to walk into this lovely church, which is quite worth visiting. It has a very interesting history, as it was built in the 16th-17th centuries. They sure did take time to complete massive structures in those days! The baroque style is...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

I was on a tour and this church was included in our itinerary. Our guide was very passionate about the history of the church and the region. Church of Santa Maria de la Alhambra is really beautiful, lots to see, and I was able to...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

It is near the op of Albayzin and the plaza outside offers and excellent view of the Alhambra. Inside the church is small and modest but worth a visit. Like most places there is an English description and this church has seen its trouble over...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2014

During one's visit to La Alhambra this Baroque chapel merits a visit. A quiet respite from outside with art and gold everywhere. The altar gets one's attention.

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

You must visit, when visting La Alhambra. Very nice Baroque church of early XVII c. If you are lucky enough to be in Granada during Easter, this is the procession you can't miss

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Reviewed 5 April 2014

The Church of Santa Maria de la Alhambra is a quiet church that has plenty of art. There are statues by both Alonso Mena and Pedro de Mena. The main altar is impressive. There is a pulpit that is nicely decorated. The Courtyard of the...More

Thank BennyMalaga
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

This is a lovely church in the midst of the amazing Alhambra. Beautiful place and despite all the tourists outside it was very quiet. The tomb of Santa Maria de la Alhambra is stunning. I would suggest you don't miss this on your way to...More

Thank Malcolm J
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Reviewed 14 May 2012

The Church of Santa Maria de la Alhambra is located at Calle Real de la Alhambra. In 1308 the Moorish King Mohamed III built a mezquita in the Alhambra. When the Christians conquered Granada, they destroyed the mezquita and built the Church of Santa Maria...More

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