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Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion

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Address: Plaza de la Iglesia, 29600 Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: 34-95-2773136
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Any trip to Marbella needs to include the Plaza and old town, walking the small streets and having a wine and tapas makes for a perfect day out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Calahonda, Andalucia, Spain
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Calahonda, Andalucia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Any trip to Marbella needs to include the Plaza and old town, walking the small streets and having a wine and tapas makes for a perfect day out.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Amongst the hustle & bustle of Old Town Marbella lies the serenity of Iglesias Mayor. This beautiful old church has been magnificently maintained and displays the grandeur and gold fixtures of a time gone by. The life size statues fully clothed are worth seeing, albeit are somewhat fearsome and austere.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I attended a wedding here last week and it was truly a magical setting. The historic setting is worth visiting in its own right and the various altars are spectacular, the main altar in particular. Just one sad point. As one walks out the door at the rear of the church the Latin inscription overhead and to the right reads... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

La Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion is a beautiful church located in the Casco Antiguo of Marbella and shows the grandeur and ornate gold fixtures you'd expect from a church in Andalusia. My son was baptised here and the father treated us like family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Attended a wedding here, really nice church with a cool courtyard outside for photos and drinks afterwards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Lovely old 17th-century space with exquisite chapels...here you van see the Spanish penchant for dressing up their saints in real clothes and killer halos. It is an oasis of calm and faith in the middle of very attractive commercialism. It is it everyone's faith but certainly heartfelt and it communicates well. Take a few minutes and be moved.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A magnificiently beautiful church which is a lovely place to sit in peace and quiet for 10 mins. There was a choiral recital one night and on another the Local school children carried a statue of the Madonna through the streets along with a brass band. This was a beautiful ceremony and we walked along the route to take in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

a nice church just in the middle of old town. Not very big in space but very much effective. When in marbella be sure to visit iglesia encarnacion

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

No doubt the ''Iglesia Mayor de la Incarnacion'' is the most beautiful church in the city, to be located in the heart of Casco Antiguo or more commonly the old town, here in the Plaza de la Iglesia (Church Square) the tourist feels like back in time, beautiful is the external facade that recalls the Hispanic style of the past... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We went to a Sunday mass and came across a local who assisted us with directions to this church. When we told her we were still very early, she quickly responded that if you want a seat you better get there early. Sure enough the church filled quickly beyond seated capacity, and parishioners began opening foldable chairs in the aisles... More 

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Address: Plaza de la Iglesia, 29600 Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: 34-95-2773136
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella

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