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The Sixtine Chapel of Ceramics.

Went to visit Talavera for its renowned fame on Ceramics. And is all justified.!!! The Basilica is... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
FAM1955
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Nice atmosphere

We only visited outside and the surroundings. If you are nearby it is worth a visit. Very... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Lars Christine R
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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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Avenida Extremadura s/n, 45600 Talavera de la Reina, Spain
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Went to visit Talavera for its renowned fame on Ceramics. And is all justified.!!! The Basilica is impressive!!! Both outside and inside!!! The ceramic work is admirable!!! Walking distance from downtown. Check the opening schedule.

Thank FAM1955
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We only visited outside and the surroundings. If you are nearby it is worth a visit. Very pittoresque and the park is lovely

Thank Lars Christine R
Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of old Catholic church in Talavera that is very popular to have weddings and mass everyday; this location is into a very beautiful Park ¨Nuestra Señora del Prado"

1  Thank jorgezirena
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My beloved ermita. A place of devotion and prayer beloved by all the inhabitants of Talavera. It is called a Basilica for a reason. Admire its fine tiles and pottery display.

Thank AnaDSpain
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The Prado is a fine example of a church and sits on the edge of a nice relaxing park. The tiling is very impressive and it is worth sitting down to spend some time looking around.

Thank aodhanomaonaigh
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Really nice building with fascinating decorations in tiles. Even over the pulpit. Look at the pictures and try and work out what they all mean.

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Even if churches aren't your thing, this is worth finding in Talavera de la Reina because the tile work is lovely and in good shape. There's a fabulous Adam and Eve by the front entrance (to the right) and once you come in the main...More

1  Thank cslnh
Reviewed 5 January 2015

The interesting thing about this church is the high quality ceramics. This is the so-called "Sixtine Chapel of Ceramics". Worth a visit

Thank Anasanmu S
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Absolutely astonishing. I'd never seen anything like this, even in Portugal. The tiles aren't only decorative - though they certainly are that - but also vividly expressive illustrations. It's well worth a journey to Talavera just to see this church.

6  Thank ELear
Reviewed 22 May 2014

The Basilica is quite beautiful and has a combination of Renaissance and Baroque styles. There is plenty of ceramic tile decoration, including the pulpit. So the church is quite interesting. The setting by the park is also very good, with gardens and flowers.

4  Thank BennyMalaga
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