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La Purisima Church

Address: Plaza Monterrey 7, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923 212 738
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Ranked #36 of 125 things to do in Salamanca
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Really not much to see in this guy but wanted to include some photos to flesh out this item. The only draw really is the Ribera behind the altar. Personally, not one of his best. Sorry.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

La Purisima Church has a very impressive high altarpiece that has a very large painting of the Blessed Virgin, a work by Jose de Ribera. On either side are Corinthian columns. On top there is a crucifix and images of Mary Magdalene and St. John. The tabernacle has jasper, malachite, lapis lazuli, gilded bronze, and statues in gilded bronze. There... More 

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