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Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares

Plaza Vazquez de Molina 5, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
+34 953 75 65 83
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Ubeda's Main Church Goes Back to the 1200's

This cathedral was founded on the grounds of a mosque and has had changes made through several... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
VWriter
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Los Gatos, California
Beautiful facade, large interior in different styles

Started about 1300, but the facade is from 1600 and perfect on this extraordinary square (The... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
enare
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trondheim
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20 Apr 2018
“Ubeda's Main Church Goes Back to the 1200's”
2 Apr 2017
“Beautiful facade, large interior in different styles”
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Plaza Vazquez de Molina 5, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This cathedral was founded on the grounds of a mosque and has had changes made through several centuries. Now its mixed styles are dominated by Renaissance elegance, the period when the most funding went into its maintenance and development. We were taken with this outstanding...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Started about 1300, but the facade is from 1600 and perfect on this extraordinary square (The Molina). Inside it is very large, imposing, restored with different styes from gothic to Renaissance. Please also have a look at the Chapel : Christo de la Yedra.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

While traveling, we always attend church regardless of the language. This was a special service Saturday evening. While we didn't understand stand very much, we loved being there with so many of the congregants participating. The church mainly dates from the 13th century. Love that...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is the first time we were able to enter and enjoy the insides of this building. Surprised there was no charge and the church is being used for masses. The cloisters and architecture we're want I enjoyed. It is not full of gold and...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

If you are in the area - must go! The tickets are expensive ( I think it was around 12,00 eur per person) open only till 5pm!! So hurry up! You see wonderful things! It is a must! Very unfortunate currently some parts under renovation...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The variation in the design and decoration of this three-story palace which served as residence for nobility, convent, and seat of local government made it possible to appreciate the characteristic features of Renaissance architecture.

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

This place was very close to my hotel, the Santa Maria Ubeda (great place) and were able to walk around the corner to this small church that the hotel was connected to. The church is a fair size and has the lovely artwork that you...More

Thank AlaskaOm
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

It's not a must see, but if you're here and it's open it's worth a peek. I particularly enjoyed the cloister area and the intricate scroll work on the gates.

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Reviewed 14 October 2013

The Santa Maria de los Reales Alcazares was closed for about 28 years and I had almost given up seeing it. However it reopened in 2011 and can be seen now. The full name of the Church of Santa Maria is Church of Santa Maria...More

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