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Simple historical church

This historic church is small, simple and unassuming. I passed by this church which is located near... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Small, beautiful and simple

Located next to the Plaza Mayor, the historic church is the site where Saint Theresa was baptized... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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8 Jul 2018
“Simple historical church”
9 Jul 2018
“Sadly hardly used”
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This church no longer functions as a Parish so access is difficult. Inside is the baptismal font where St Teresa was baptised.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MonsDenis
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This historic church is small, simple and unassuming. I passed by this church which is located near Plaza Mayor. For those who are keen in the life of Saint Teresa, this church should not be missed together with the Convent of Santa Teresa de Jesus.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Could not enter church but could see baptismal chapel where St. Theresa was baptized. Large baptismal font.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 355stevez
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Located next to the Plaza Mayor, the historic church is the site where Saint Theresa was baptized. A plaque besides the church door mentions this. The church itself is small, beautiful, simple and well preserved. Worth a short stop on your Avila tour.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Worth a brief stop if you are in Avila to study the life of Santo Teresa as this church was the place of her baptism.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank seafare74
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

If you are religious, it might be worth stopping by. I was mostly attracted by the old age of the building (12th century). Very simple and unassuming church (the place of baptism of St. Teresa), but located in a charming neighborhood. I found the palaces...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The only claim to fame that this church has is that it is where St. Teresa was baptized. Otherwise, it is just another church.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank jehenson81
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