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Iglesia de la Magdalena

San Pablo, s/n, 41001 Seville, Spain
34-95-4229603
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Ranked #49 of 125 attractions in Seville
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The Church of La Magdalena is a very beautiful Baroque church and it has plenty of art. Among the artists represented here are Zurbaran and Lucas Valdes. It seems that every surface of the church is decorated with fresco paintings. There are many very good altars in the church. During Holy Week we saw El Santísimo Cristo del Descendimiento, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I went to this church unexpectedly and it was such a pleasant surprise, the church is not really big but the interior is beautiful and fill with nice fresco ( although need urgent renovation), I like this church more than the cathedral.

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Church of La Magdalena is the third most important church in Seville, after the Cathedral and the Church of El Salvador. There is plenty of art in the church. None of the art decorating the church was destroyed during the Spanish Civil War, so the treasures have been preserved. Most of the paintings were done by Lucas Valdes and... More

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The Church of La Magdalena has plenty of art. The main altarpiece is Baroque and has the image of Santa Maria Magdalena. This was created by Felipe Malo de Molina. There are also the images of San Francisco, Santo Domingo, and San Pablo. There is also an altarpiece of La Asuncion de la Virgen by Juan de Mesa. The church... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Ive visited many cathedrals and churches in Europe and this one is equally awsome. It will draw that reverential feeling from you.

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msida-malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

It is getting restoration works on . It's a nice church and sure it deserves every cent spend on it.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

The Church of La Magdalena is really called the Church of Santa Maria Magdalena. Fernando III founded the old Dominican Monastery of San Pablo in 1248. Later the old Gothic church was transformed by Leonardo de Figueroa in 1709 to the present church, which is Baroque in style. There are three naves in the church, which are topped by an... More

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