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intersting old church and you can climb up to the bell tower

another quirky old building in Granada, worth a visit, good street food outside in the evenings... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
Interior will leave you speechless

The Iglesia de Xalteva is beautiful inside and out, but it is the interior that will leave you... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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16 Sep 2018
“intersting old church and you can climb up to the bell tower”
20 Apr 2018
“Interior will leave you speechless ”
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

another quirky old building in Granada, worth a visit, good street food outside in the evenings, too. Sadly Granada is a ghost town since the problems started in spring 18.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The Iglesia de Xalteva is beautiful inside and out, but it is the interior that will leave you breathless. The deep wood of the ceiling, columns, and pews contrast with the striking paintings on the ceiling and the otherwise muted colors of the interior. Take...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

A lovely church with beautifully decorated ceilings. We went up the bell tower for wonderful views across the city at a cost of $1. A bit of a precarious feeling as you step outside the window, wouldn't be allowed back home. We did this as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This church was just down the road from where we were staying so we strolled down to take a look and weren't disappointed. It's a very pretty church.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This church is seeing. Right across from a park. Services are also good, particularly around the holidays like Christmas and Easter.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Antionio10
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Xalteva is not the name of a Roman Catholic saint, but taken from indigenous settlers who lived in this area. The location has a long history of churches built, then destroyed by eartquakes and rebuilt. This reconstruction dates from 1921. Most days at the end...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This romantic park is across from the Xalteva church and near the Maria Auxilladora church. Really, there are churches everywhere here. They said there are 12 churches with about 175,000 population in the city and about 150,000 in the rural area, that is about 25,000...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It was Three Kings Day, so services were in high swing. We did not go in to the church and admired it from the outside. This ranks among the most beautiful churches in downtown Granada -- and it's worth the stroll on one of the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A truly magnificient place. we took many photos. it is worth visiting several times and we would go back in a minute

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank brozzo13
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