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Church of Santiago

Calle Granada 78, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 96 61
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Calle Granada 78, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 96 61
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The Church of Santiago (Iglesias Santiago) is the oldest Catholic Church located in the old town area the city Málaga close to the Calle Granada, the Church was built in 1490,entry free.

Thank NarisaB
Reviewed 26 December 2016

One of four new churches built in the 1490s during the Reconquest and built on the site of a mosque. Picasso was christened here. The exterior is plain with the outstanding feature being the door. Style is Gothic and Mudejar. It is due to reopen...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This is probably one of the oldest churches in Málaga. You don't give much for it seeing it from the outside, buy inside you'll have very beautiful art and architecture. Picasso was baptized here and the certificate is on public display.

Thank ebertello
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The Church of Santiago is the oldest church in Malaga and was built in 1490. Pablo Ruiz Picasso, the brilliant painter who revolutionised 20th century art, was baptised here in 1881 at the baptismal font.

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 27 December 2014

The Church of Santiago is the oldest church in Malaga. It was constructed in 1490. The church is located on a central street, so it is easy to get to. The most interesting thing to see in this church is the baptismal font at one...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 16 November 2014

During our visit we passed by the Church of Santiago, famous for the fact that Picasso was baptized in this church in 1881. It is located at Calle Granada and you easily mis it in the small streets. We found it, but unfortunately the church...More

1  Thank tRAVellerOfTheW0rld
Reviewed 26 February 2014

It has a mudejar tower and inside there is a mix of Mudejar and Gothic styles. It also has a large wooden door with what looks like breasts on it. I thought it was my imagination until I saw the willy shapes too!

2  Thank Maskita
Reviewed 29 November 2013

This Church of Santiago is an interesting church. It is located on Calle Granada and near the Plaza de la Merced, both of which have plenty of pedestrian traffic. However few people enter this church. Actually it is the oldest church in Malaga, founded in...More

2  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Thousands of people pass Calle Granada every day but very few people visit this church. That is too bad because it is historic and is the oldest church in Malaga. The baptismal font was used to baptize Picasso, who was born in the nearby Plaza...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 2 October 2012

The Church of Santiago is at Calle Granada, 78, and was built on the site of a former mosque. It is Malaga's oldest church, having been founded on 1490. Of the original façade only the Mudejar style central entrance remains (boarded up). The beautiful tower...More

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