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Iglesia de la Virgen del Mar

Plaza Virgen del Mar, 04001 Almeria, Spain
+34 950 23 79 48
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Well worth the visit

Wherever I've travelled in the world (and my husband and I have travelled extensively for work and... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Christine M
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Rushden, Northants
An attractive church in Almería

The Virgen del Mar church is an attractive place of worship situated in heart of the old town in... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
RobertBovington
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Roquetas de Mar, Spain
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2 Mar 2017
“Well worth the visit”
22 Jan 2017
“An attractive church in Almería”
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Plaza Virgen del Mar, 04001 Almeria, Spain
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+34 950 23 79 48
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Wherever I've travelled in the world (and my husband and I have travelled extensively for work and holidays) I have made sure we visited churches and cathedrals, as they often reflect the way people live in that country or region. This church is really quite...More

Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Virgen del Mar church is an attractive place of worship situated in heart of the old town in Almería. It is located in the Plaza Virgen del Mar. Park benches and attractive trees line the little park on the side of the square. These...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Really ordinary piece of architecture from the outside but really intimate once you walk in. Really beautiful once you are inside.

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Attended a wedding here in May 2015 and, while this Roman Catholic church is fairly nondescript from the outside courtyard, it is truly beautiful once you enter. It is much more spacious than it appears from the outside and the golden altarpiece is stunning. The...More

2  Thank FredC0125
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

This is a really lovely church. Beautiful architecture and a lovely atmosphere. You can go right up and see the Virgin del Mar and give her a kiss if you want or stay downstairs and have a look around a some quiet time.

3  Thank Travellegs2013
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

Here it is ancient church and very quiet area . I love to see it Nơi đây rất yên tỉnh vẻ đẹp cùa nó cồ kính . Thạt không uổng công khi tới đay sau một chặng đường dài cực khổ .

Thank MyLan13
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Reviewed 5 December 2013

Search Iglesia de la Virgen del Mar out. The few minutes it takes to see, consume and enjoy will be well worth it. Please go inside and observe the feeling this church purveys.

Thank Dickd1946
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

When we were in Almeria there was a procession from this Church in honour of the Virgin del Mar. The procession consisted of music,a statue of the Virgin del Mar with religious figures walking in front of the huge statue. it's an experience not to...More

Thank Donna186534
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Reviewed 18 May 2013

My cousin's son was married here. He is French and his beautiful wife, Spanish. I was fortunate to arrive at the Church a bit early and so had a chance to explore the interior. There is a feeling of unique tranquility; even though the trappings...More

2  Thank Utnapishtim
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