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Iglesia de Santa Maria

Calle Santa Maria, 39700, Castro Urdiales, Spain
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Very impressive

This church sits above the port and town of Castro-Urdiales and you can see it from pretty much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lorna D
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Coventry, England
via mobile
Well worth a visit!

Lovely sunny Sunday morning and Castro Urdiales was a lively place to visit and have a walk. Lots... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
L C
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“santa maria” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Calle Santa Maria, 39700, Castro Urdiales, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church sits above the port and town of Castro-Urdiales and you can see it from pretty much everywhere - which of course was the point! It is a very impressive building with ancient sections and parts that show more recent repairs and renovations. I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely sunny Sunday morning and Castro Urdiales was a lively place to visit and have a walk. Lots of bars, shops and restaurants through narrow streets. The parking was also excellent underground. The Iglesia de Santa Maria dominates the skyline and its architecture and flying...More

Thank L C
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

well ...not much into churches but this one is interesting to visit and the lady at the entrance was very pleasant to talk to

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We walked into town solely with the intention of visiting this church as we could see it from quite some distance. Sadly on the day we were here we couldn't gain access. All the same its worth walking around the grounds as the views from...More

Thank ann l
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

From the size of it you might be forgiven for thinking it’s a cathedral but it is in fact a church. The information panel out front states this is Cantabria’s most important Gothic monument and on close inspection it’s easy to understand why. Even though...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great view of ocean. Nice walkway along the corniche. Cool to walk around the church, bridge, and pier.

Thank lindaolson
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a lovely big church, far bigger than you would expect from the size of the town. Like most churches in the area it is beautiful inside and very well looked after. Clearly money has been spent on it as most of the religious...More

Thank peetajohn
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Down at the seaside, hotch potch design, featuring a lot of extensions and additions. Seems very old and grand. Nice to walk around.

Thank RobbieJEF
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

If you travelling around Basque Country, u must stop in the village, the church is beautiful, the views are wonderful, it's a little beautiful place u won't be disappointed to visit. It's adorable.

Thank Barbie M
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We didn’t have much time to get there on time to visit the Iglesia de Santa Maria. We arrived 15 minutes before closing time. I thought I would have to rush to see everything, but that was not the case. They let us enjoy this...More

Thank Robby G C
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