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Santa Maria Church

Address: Plaza Santa Maria, Alicante, Spain
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Ranked #9 of 28 Attractions in Alicante
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural

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Bucharest, Romania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

It's feels amazing when you see it. Great work of art, amazing for your soul. We've discovered by chance, one of the thinks I like the most in Alicante - surprises everywhere - GREAT ones.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

lovely architecture and a nice area to spend a few hours visiting.lovely scenery around alicante even tho was only there for a few days it was all thoroughly enjoyable.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I have been to Spain so many times but have never visited this place till last summer. I'm not a religious person nor my friends but still thought to visit here. Incredible architecture built in Gothic style that may be the reason some find it bit scary looking. But for me it was fabulous and interesting. I think it is... More 

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Scotland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We have been here on a number of occasions. It is located in a little square and even the outside space feels peaceful. It is a beautiful church, fabulous architecture and always worth a visit

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Not being a church religious person I was amazed at this stunning church. The architecture of this church is stunning and spectacular. They definitely don't build building or structures like these anymore. Worth visiting

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Just a very old and beautiful Basillica, very easy to get to, and a must if you like old church's. The architecture is fabulous although the history is all in Spanish, i just looked up history on internet.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The church is often open to visitors and must be seen to be fully appreciated. The building is beautiful and it is in the most wonderful location.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Strolling past Santa Maria Church, we walked straight into the festival parade, people dancing in full Spanish dress, castinets going, it was a delight to see

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You have just got to go inside, absolutely beautiful, architecture incredible, just sit for a few minutes and you will know what I mean, just go!!

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Ballina, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Beautiful church, which is in use as a church. The all golden altar is breath taking. Huge organ on high. Very ancient. Sacred place. Worth a visit.

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