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church from 13th century

one of the most beautiful church of the 13th century, its located in the port of the city of Castro... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bilbao spain
Very Interesting

One of many interesting churches and buildings we came across in a 2 week visit to Northern Spain... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Mártan Ó
County Galway, Ireland
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Calle Santa Maria, 39700, Castro Urdiales, Spain
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All reviews flying buttresses beautiful church santa maria old church narrow streets well worth a visit parts century sea architecture iglesia heads size door renovation views port
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the most beautiful church of the 13th century, its located in the port of the city of Castro Urdiales and u can visit and hear the mess there

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pedroligre
Reviewed 9 October 2018

One of many interesting churches and buildings we came across in a 2 week visit to Northern Spain. Could have done with a little more help to us who do not speak the language, but that is our own fault, I suppose.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This was a nice church inside but what was more interesting was to walk around the perimeter and see the structure and the steep cliffs into the sea behind the building.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ce105wine
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Inglesia de Santa Maria is a gorgeous old church built in the 15th century. It is set high so can be seen from all over the town and overlooking the bay. It stands next to the castle and both have spectacular views over the sea....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Judy H
Reviewed 15 May 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lorna D
Reviewed 6 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank otmarwbaertl
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank annlemas55
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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 7 December 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank lindaolson
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