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Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion

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Beautiful Old Church

My wife and I stumbled across this beautiful old church while walking around the historic part of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Granada, Nicaragua
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A gem in Marbella’s Old Town.

The Encarnación Church could be visited as a museum given its beauty and its ornately decorated... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sjur B
Strasbourg, France
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Plaza de La Iglesia s/n | Parroquia la Encarnación, 29670, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stumbled across this beautiful old church while walking around the historic part of Marbella. It’s just around the corner from the majority of the restaurants. It was well kept and is still obviously being used as a place of worship. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Encarnación Church could be visited as a museum given its beauty and its ornately decorated main and side altars. But it is not a museum - it is very much a live parish and the liturgy is equal to the beauty of the church...More

Thank Sjur B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Quite magnificent to see and spend a little while in. If you are fortunate to see one of processions, which happen several times a year, it is interesting to see how they joined christianity with paganism. The two were clevery brought together to bring pagans...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Such a beautiful Church. Breathtaking. Definitely worth a visit if in Marbella and like looking at Churches. I believe it is a 16th century Church

Thank jonniem58
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The tall tower of the Church can be seen down alleys and across rooftops, until you arrive at the Church itself with the square in front. The Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation was built in the sixteenth century but has had several alterations...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 13 April 2018

If you are wandering around Marbella, then pop into this church which is very ornate. No charge to enter.

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be here for Santa semana and the old town was packed for the parade (see pics). We saw the start of the service at 8pm then took our place to watch the procession. This is a beautiful church in my...More

Thank 7RAC
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Typical Catholic interior with lots of apses devoted to saints etc. and a very ornate alter. Intimate scale and bright interior. Well worth a look inside but half an hour at most for your visit unless you want to sit and contemplate..

Thank John D
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is a great church , beautiful and very inspiring . A must to visit while in Marbella even if you are not Catholic

Thank zabala2016
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The Mayor de la Encarcion church (also called the 'cathedral' of Marbella) is located in the historical part of Marbella and was built in the 16th + 17th century. From the interior, the church does not looks rather spectacular, more like one of the many...More

1  Thank Paul B
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10, 11 y 12.30 de la mañana
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18 December 2017|
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Laborables: 8,30 y 19h Sábados 8,30, 19h y 20h Domigos 10, 11, 12.30, 19 y 20h 25 Diciembre y 1 de Enero 11,12.30, 19 y 20 h Nochebuena 19 y 24 horas
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puede llamar en hora de oficina (10-13. 18-21) al 952 773136 atte
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