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La Purisima Church

Plaza Monterrey 7, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
923 212 738
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Ranked #30 of 51 attractions in Salamanca
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: La Purísima Church  The Count of Monterrey Manuel de Fonseca y Zuñiga and his wife Doña Leonor Maria de Guzman (the sister of the Conde-Duque de... more »
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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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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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