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El Carmen Church

Plaza Del Carmen, 29200, Antequera, Spain
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A beautiful Baroque Church, completely restored inside and outside.

The church is built in the unique baroque style and was completely restored both inside and outside... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
brandrethno1
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Antequera, Spain
The most stunning church I have seen

An amazing church, so stunningly beautiful, it made my eyes water, everywhere you look inside this... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Jeannie501
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Fuengirola, Spain
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22 Mar 2018
“A beautiful Baroque Church, completely restored inside and outside.”
11 Mar 2018
“The most stunning church I have seen”
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Plaza Del Carmen, 29200, Antequera, Spain
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The church is built in the unique baroque style and was completely restored both inside and outside about six years ago. The altar surround is carved out of wood and reaches from floor to ceiling whilst the walls are covered in frescos to complement the...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

An amazing church, so stunningly beautiful, it made my eyes water, everywhere you look inside this church is so beautiful. Small entrance fee to go in but definitely worth it

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A rather plain exterior for a church of this size , but, you must go inside as the intricasy of the stonework is truly wondrful. Main alter and some smaller chapels. Well worth visiting.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church which will not be obvious when you look at it from the outside, the small chapels and main alter are true works of art with intricate details, it is very cheap to get in, but you need a good 45...More

Thank Shantaran
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A lady working at our Hotel lived in this fine city of many churches, so with limited time and wanting to climb up to the fort, we asked her which of so many churches we should visit. She said Carmen. It is ornate with high...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Despite the rather plain exterior, the inside of this church makes for a delightful visit - the bright colors and general design make the interior a lot less "heavy" than most Baroque interiors. The wooden altarpiece is a marvel of carving and alone is worth...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

After you have seen the “Collegiate Church” and the “Roman Terms or Baths” next to it, you can walk down the street and head to the “Nossa Senhora Del Carmen Church” when you are still in time, because this one is only open during the...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This church was heavily decorated and no doubt when lights are on is well worth a visit but during our visit it was a bit too dark to fully appreciate it.

Thank Joan B
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

We dashed to see this church before it closed at 13.30 and were so glad we did. The ceiling is superb as is the amazing carved altar.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Antequera has thirty churches and I think this is the best to visit.Situated in the old town with magnificent views. The whole church is very ornate with the highlight being the magnificent redwood altar.A testament to the extreme wealth of the Catholic church

Thank jimmor
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