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Sanctuary of Remedies

Avenida Manuel de Falla, Olvera, Spain
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Tranquil and time to reflect

In a beautiful setting. On the last day of may we celebrate beso mano (kiss the hand) where you... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Jacqueline O
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Lovely shrine and views of Olvera

The shrine sounds better in Spanish and was dedicated to the Virgen de los Remedios. The story... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Archaeobuff
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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Avenida Manuel de Falla, Olvera, Spain
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

In a beautiful setting. On the last day of may we celebrate beso mano (kiss the hand) where you are invited to kiss the hand of our lady of healing. Worth a visit to sit and reflect as this is a place of peace and...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The shrine sounds better in Spanish and was dedicated to the Virgen de los Remedios. The story dates back to the 17th century when the Virgin was assumed to intercede when the town was suffering a very, long drought. The locals still gather on the...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a very peaceful place lovely to walk around and relax, Chapel inside with closed in centre courtyard with green ferns, rooms to burn candles, everything you need in a sanctuary. Situated just outside Olvera with a good view of the church and castle...More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

This small and lovely church and courtyard is a major shrine of the Virgin Mary for people seeking help. It has a palpable sense of tranquility and is a wonderful place to take some time for reflection. The staff is very helpful. It was here...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

We have done the easy walk to Los Remedios a few times and a visit inside the Sanctuary is very special. The Chapel is small and quaint and is the home to many sculptures related to the Passion of Christ. During Semana Santa, they are...More

Thank Citizens
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Half way up the hill to the Castle. It makes for an interesting stop and photos opportunity. Nice statue in the garden.

Thank gastronaut_11
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

This chapel is known for it healing abilities, plus it is just exquisite with it's beautiful tiled walls and unique stone floor. Be sure to have a drink across the street, and admire the view.

Thank Doug C
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

Just across from the sanctuary of the Patron Saint of Olvera Los Remedios. Good food and setting. Teh tapas were every nice not all are always available, so you know they are fresh.

Thank Bart2005
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Reviewed 14 May 2012

The Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios is located at Avenida de Manuel de Falla, 0, which is two km away from the town of Olvera. This church was constructed in the 17th century over the remains of the old hermitage that had been...More

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