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Reviewed 18 October 2018

It is a must see. For West Europeans I can look overdone. There is a history behind it and there is many gold and solver church attributes to see, next to the statues of the Virgen de la Pena

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hamo306
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This chapel is worth a visit while walking through Mijas. Its a little bit of an uphilll walk from the Plaza Virgen de la Pena. It has a solemn cave like feel if you can see it without a throng of tourists. The surrounding plaza...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Beautiful little chapel carved into the rock really eerie and peaceful inside you feel like you must whisper .Music playing softly in the background which set the mood ,light a candle for a lost loved one and just sit and reflect.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Many people were praying as some picture happy tourists circulated. In a side room are several sacramental artifacts that are impressive in both meaning and handiwork skill. It is a unique small chapel.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A very qualnt old church, or religious building, not sure which. A few very typical Catholic relics, a prominent location. Free. Well worth a short visit. Really very unusual.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I don't normally visit chapels/churches but couldn't resist a peep inside this little chapel whilst visiting Mijas last time. Steeped in history & dug out of the rock by monks centuries ago, make this chapel a little bit special. Inside, there is an altar &...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank freyap58
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Why is this chapel here? Apparently it was excavated from the rock in the 16th century by Mercedarian friars and it gained its reputation when apparitions of the Virgin Mary started in 1586. Today it is still a unique and moving experience with the chapel...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Mijas offers so many different things, and this is one of the many unique and interesting things. A lot of history here, not just a touristic activity.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A most beautiful beautiful little chapel built into a cave at the top of a hill. The chapel is serene and breathtaking. The views are stunning. Absolutely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Apparently that’s how long it took the hermit who dug the cave that forms the core of this interesting little chapel. Worth a visit to see the regalia inside and the view from the roof observation point when it is open.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Yes go to the Fuengirola bus station and take the Mijas bus
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