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Hidden delight in the heart of Elche

I knew a little about the Festa having visited Elche many times but had never managed a visit to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Liz G
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
An excellent film of a unique spectacle

The small but informative museum shows the historical development of this unusual and spectacular... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
ALGY96
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Surrey
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Calle Major de La Vila 25, 03202 Elche, Spain
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I knew a little about the Festa having visited Elche many times but had never managed a visit to this museum. The Festa is based on the story of the Virgin's death, It's tucked away around the corner from the Basilica and is well worth...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

The small but informative museum shows the historical development of this unusual and spectacular mystery play, the only one permitted by the Vatican inside a church. The cinema with a commentary in English shows the dramatic rising of angels (small boys) into the dome of...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

The main attraction of this museum is the film about the "Misteri", the August mystery plays about the Assumption of the Virgin, which involve lowering people down from the huge dome of the basilica and then hoisting them up again. The film is very informative...More

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