We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Iglesia de Los Martires

Plaza de los Martires, 29008 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
34 95 2212724
Improve this listing
88%
Ranked #17 of 80 Attractions in Malaga
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Attraction details
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

Hotels near Iglesia de Los Martires

Write a Review

44 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    30
    9
    3
    1
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
944 reviews 944 reviews
733 attraction reviews
708 helpful votes 708 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

(The photo presently representing this church is actually of Málaga's Cathedral and not la Iglesia de los Santos Mártires.) The 15th century Iglesia de los Santos Mártires de Málaga was erected in honor of the martyrs Ciriaco and Paula, Patrons of the city. This is one of four churches built by the Catholic Monarchs in the walled perimeter of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Casablanca, Morocco
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

the church is open. You'll find it on Pasaje la Serna, which runs off Calle Heroe de Sosta (a main road from the Renfe and bus station into the historical centre). It is an old church, and originally the monastery church for an order of Carmelite monks. But that first building was almost totally destroyed by an earthquake, so the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bucks
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
44 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Everywhere you turn in Malaga there are these superb churches which also make excellent landmarks and are good to navigate by. Worth just spending time absorbing the wonderful architecture.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampa, Florida
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We were taken here by welovemalaga tours. We truly enjoyed every single chapel, specially if you are into religious art

Was this review helpful? Yes
Holywood, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
28 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Having visited Malaga Cathedral, which I loved, I found this church a bit too highly ornamented with vast amounts of gilt. Just not to my taste!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Malaga, Spain
Top Contributor
2,420 reviews 2,420 reviews
2,170 attraction reviews
2,202 helpful votes 2,202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I recently went to hear Mass at this church. After Mass I looked around at the different altars and admired how the various images of the Virgin Mary were attired and how the chapels were decorated. It is a very beautiful church in the center of Malaga and should be seen by people who visit the city.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Scottsdale, Arizona
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I love history and visiting these historical sites, it really does add immensely to the quality of your trip to hire a very good guide. We used Andalucia tours and it was well worth it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Campanillas
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
85 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Situated in a street of the same name, the Church of the Martyrs is a must for anybody fond of "church crawling". It is a blaze of gold leaf and dark paintings, and holds a number of the images mounted on "tronos" for the Semana Santa processions, at which Málaga excels (some "tronos" require over 200 men to carry them!)

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Stunning church which is one of many in Malaga. Impressive architecture, colours - a feast for the eyes. Whether passing in the street or entering the church, you cannot fail to be impressed. Don't miss it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Istanbul, Turkey
Top Contributor
196 reviews 196 reviews
48 attraction reviews
474 helpful votes 474 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We had the great fortune and pleasure to visit in the company of BennyMalaga and his lovely wife. I'll never forget the beauty of the interior as well as the various statues of the Virgin. I loved their delicate faces and the expert craftsmanship of their embroidered clothing and bejewelled crowns. After visiting this church, I went to more than... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Iglesia de Los Martires also viewed

 

Been to Iglesia de Los Martires? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Iglesia de Los Martires staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?