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Mijas Pueblo, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank lauralou2
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.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 23 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.

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

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Reviewed 29 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

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.

Thank Derby579
Reviewed 6 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.

Thank greconj
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.

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Yes go to the Fuengirola bus station and take the Mijas bus
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