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Inside the Cathedral

The Cathedral was open this time we visited and so we went into the building. Entry costs two euro... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
BayswaterW2
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Lisbon, Portugal
Simple church, compared to others in Spain..... but worth the visit

Being welcomed by a nice lady, who already could tell us some interesting details about the church... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Pim1949
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Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

The Cathedral was open this time we visited and so we went into the building. Entry costs two euro per person and you are given a ticket. The church has a magnificent alter and the surrounding shrines to the various saints have elaborate carved effigies....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Being welcomed by a nice lady, who already could tell us some interesting details about the church and the latest restoration after the earth quake in 2011, we could take all time to visit this true monument. Its a world of peace and beauty, characterized...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

We were looking forward to visiting this key attraction in Lorca which is situated on the Plaza de Espana. Most attractions in Lorca close at 2pm unfortunately this one closes at 1pm so we’re were unable to look inside the church. The outside of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is such a beautiful church. Note that after the unfortunate earthquake new layers of frescos have been revealed. The wee lady guide has a great knowledge about the place and is very talkative. Don't hesitate and go inside to listen to what she has...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The exterior, as is the case with most of the churches and cathedrals we visited in Spain, is very ornate on the outside and the inside, although architecturally stunning, is fairly plain inside. It's set in a beautiful little square with an excellent tourist office,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The repairs to this wonderful building have almost been completed and it is more than worthy of your time. If you like churches with history then this is a must see. Take your time and when you have finished there are plenty of places to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

This wonderful building was severely damaged in the earthquake of 2011 and repair works are still on-going. The bell tower is now completed, with the rest expected to be finished by the end of 2016.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank betterthanwork
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately you cannot go inside as it is being renovated following an earthquake. However it is a bery impressive building.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

You can't actually go in this church as it's undergoing major renovations due to the earthquake in 2011. However, you can still see the most beautiful fascade plus at the front, the most fabulous statue of St Patrick

Date of experience: March 2016
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