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Nice large church

Certainly not one of the main attractions of Salamanca, it is still worth to have a quick look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katrien S
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Ghent, Belgium
very nice forgotten church

perhaps its just one of many churches in spain. empty of people. nice artwork inside. good place to... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
travelroc12
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Lakeland, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly not one of the main attractions of Salamanca, it is still worth to have a quick look inside. It is a grand church, rather subdued in atmosphere. Build in classical style, it has a nice cupola, as well as several paintings.

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 12 December 2017

There are not much visitors in this church at the time of my visit. It is built in the 17th century. Apart from the many paintings by Ribera, the most impressive feature of the church is the high altarpiece with the painting of the Blessed...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

perhaps its just one of many churches in spain. empty of people. nice artwork inside. good place to sit in dark spot.

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This church was built in the 17th century and the most impressive feature of the church is the high altarpiece, which has two rows of Corinthian columns with inlaid stone framing the painting of the Blessed Virgin, which was painted by Jose de Ribera.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Some paintings by Ribera and other artists inside a very large church. No English guide available when we visited which made it difficult to understand some aspects of the building.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is a beautiful church not too far from the Plaza Mayor. Mass is offered morning and evening. Though there's usually a person begging for money at the entrance, I never had a problem visiting. The main altar has paintings by José de Ribera, with...More

1  Thank profearroyo
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This is a magnificent church. It is reported that originally it was supposed to be built in Rome. Lucky Salamanca for having this gem of a church. Do visit both inside and outside. Linger over the painting on the alter. Linger.

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Reviewed 5 July 2013

Really not much to see in this guy but wanted to include some photos to flesh out this item. The only draw really is the Ribera behind the altar. Personally, not one of his best. Sorry.

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Reviewed 11 February 2012

La Purisima Church has a very impressive high altarpiece that has a very large painting of the Blessed Virgin, a work by Jose de Ribera. On either side are Corinthian columns. On top there is a crucifix and images of Mary Magdalene and St. John....More

5  Thank BennyMalaga
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