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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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Middle of old town

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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istanbul
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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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Edelsfeld
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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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Moinesti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It's a lovely old church, with lots of old statues build with a local air. No entry fee. If you'll visit Marbella, be sure to add this on your checklist.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Visited this beautiful church during our stay in Marbella. In awe at all the beautiful statues & altars inside. Def worth a visit to see. Would have loved to have been there for one of their masses but we missed mass times .

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We happened upon this church hiding in Old Town Marbella. It is quite stunning and opulent. Worth a peek inside!

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I were recently in Marbella and went to see the Church of La Encarnacion. This has improved very much because apparently the new parish priest has been restoring the chapels, slowly but surely. The church is now one of the most beautiful churches in Andalucía.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

we always enjoy visiting this church located in the center of Marbella. I find it very peaceful to enter the church and take a look around. This is a good place to rest a bit and do some meditation. It is very nice and well maintained, well worth a visit !!

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The outside of the church is rather bland but the inside makes up for it. There are not many statues or large stained glass windows there but the high alter is covered with gold and there are other side alter covered with silver. They were tuning the organ when we walked in and the acoustics were amazing. This is a... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The main altar is covered in gold. I wonder if it's real and does it go back to the time the Conquistatores brought all that gold back from the Americas? One of the side altars is devoted to Our Lady of Carmen. If you are in Marbella around the 16th. July be sure to see the procession of fishing boats... More 

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