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Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor

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Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, 29400 Ronda, Spain
+34 952 87 40 48
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

An interesting history for this historic church, and the audio guide, although annoyingly with an American commentary, is informative and not too long winded. Is is worth the 4,50€ entry. We couldn’t visit the balconies as the weather was too bad, but the lady was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

This church built in the 15th century, stands on top of a previously built Mosque dating from the 12th; traces of it can still be seen inside. Most of the interior however is in the Baroque style, especially around the main altar. Ticket entrance is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 24 November 2018

We could have spent longer here than time allowed. There is a audio-guide included in the admission fee and it contains a lot of interesting information. Without it the visit would not be recommended. Allow at least an hour to make the most of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 21 November 2018

An interesting Church which is on the site of worship for the Moors in their time,the Minaret was altered into its current form and changed to a christian place of worship, and worth a stop and a cheap entry fee ,in a lovely shady plaza.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colm M
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The cathedral is wonderful to see but the climb to the bell tower gives you beautiful views of the city the surrounding areas

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MichiganSam
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Decided to pop in while in the area. This ones a bit different due to the varied history. However the main draws are the back wall and the spectacular views from the top Keep an eye out for the little details!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

The square is situated almost at the entrance to the old city, but at the same time it is not so crowded as central streets. Nice place for calm cup of coffee.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Anna P
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a church for serious worshippers of Mary, who would be embarassed at her prominence to the almost exclusion of her So. It is a fine building, but I struggled with its theology

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian K
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Originally a Roman temple, then a Muslim mosque and after the Reconquest of Southern Spain by the Christians, it was converted to a Catholic church. As you tour the church you see the evolution of the structure---the bell tower constructed on top of the Muslim...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 12 September 2018

good walk on patio roof, also birds eye of church interior, Lovely displays of old bibles in crypt, also display of robes only €4 .50

Date of experience: September 2018
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