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Iglesia de San Jaime y Santa Ana

Placa Castelar 1, Benidorm, Spain
+34 965 85 40 24 ‎
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Ranked #15 of 29 attractions in Benidorm
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Religious Sites
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Definitely worth a visit. Absolutely beautiful church with amazing architecture. Took a few nice photos. Easy to get to also because it is right in the old town. Admission is free but people stand outside the door collecting. You can just go to look and don't have to take part in the service

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really beautiful church, when we walked in Ave Maria was playing, which made it even more spiritual, said a few prayers for our dear relatives who have passed (particularly poignant as our birthdays are around this time so we miss them even more), and had a few moments of peace. Just a minute away from Placa del castell where you... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Atmosphere was so tranquil and restful, as many churches in Spain Italy and France. It was especially touching to see the crucifix on Maundy Thursday. A memory I will always treasure

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

A little oasis in the middle of Benidorm. They played Ave Maria as I walked in. Broke down and cried. I had just lost my mother, found peace. This moment meant a lot to me. Inside is beautiful, little statues here & there. Small but quaint. I will always remember, this little fishermen's church.

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Benidorm, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

An iconic symbol of Benidorm with it's beautiful blue tiled dome. Nothing much to look at otherwise. In fact a rather drab building. The inside of the church is spectacular if access can be gained other than at service times. Seems to be almost permanently CLOSED. Very disappointing when the climb up to the church is all for nothing! RITA... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Brilliant views over old town fantastic church very spiritual experience with lovely tapa s bars and Spanish music at the top of hill So much to do and see we went back twice !

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Ilkley
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The church is situated in the beautiful square at the top of old town. This means it is at the top of a steep hill or steps for anyone with walking difficulties, although a slightly less steep route can be taken through the narrow streets of old town. The views of both Levante and Poinente beaches are stunning from the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The church is at the junction of the Levante and Poniente beaches. The views from the headland are stunning anytime of day. Take the time to sit and have a cold drink or a coffee at the café next to the church and also if you go at night look at the little craft stalls set up on the point.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is a beautiful little church in the Old Town up near the castle. Music plays as you sit and admire the lovely decor and sometimes there are some people on hand selling religious objects. It is definitely worth a visit even if only for a few minutes of peace in our busy lives.

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llanelli
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4 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

this church is on the mainland, the one that juts out between the two beaches, and it is from this church, that the spanish fiestas start,

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