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Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Merced

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Address: Plaza de la Merced, Ronda, Spain

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Takes you back into the history of Spain. Walking round you see how Spain has been shaped over the years by the wars they have fought.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Takes you back into the history of Spain. Walking round you see how Spain has been shaped over the years by the wars they have fought.

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Mission Viejo, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Only open in the morning and late afternoon, you must try the pastries. I recommend the "Torte de Virgin" and the Magdelaines. The nuns are cloistered, so you will never see them. You go up to the little nook with a lazy susan in it - you ring the bell and tell them what you want to buy, they will... More 

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Sydney
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251 reviews 251 reviews
131 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We came to ronda for a day trip, we parked just behind this building excellent parking. On the way to the tourist centre, we stopped to appreciate this church a nice way to start the day, with map in hand we went on a walking trail of Ronda.

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London
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414 reviews 414 reviews
191 attraction reviews
1,624 helpful votes 1,624 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

. A handsome building facing an open area, so you can get a good photo easily! It has a story . . . In it was kept a precious religious relic, the hand of Saint Teresa of Avila. A hand which, legend tells, stayed firm and in perfect condition several centuries after her death in 1582. Impressed by this tale,... More 

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edinburgh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

beautiful church in a lovely setting, well worth visiting. Nice shaded square outside and little cafe to have a drink.

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Ottawa, ON
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

What a wonderful place, easy to navigate and full of surprises. We disliked the noise of the outside tours that seem not to understand that this is still a church but once the tours had left, I had the whole place to myself to just sit and contemplate the beautiful architecture and art.

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Bucharest, Romania
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113 reviews 113 reviews
42 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Take a moment and make a visit, it will be a really enjoyable moment for your heart. A two stile architecture, but not a kitsch, a fine line for your eyes, very nice people ready to explain the true history... A must see in Ronda!!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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113 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is a beautiful, old church, which is still in use. In a side room are all the processional regalia and gold, behind glass, of course. A short walk from the main square and bullring, it is well worth a visit, if only for the cool quiet interior. Entrance is free, and when no service is being held, only a... More 

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Mijas, España
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

A beautiful church. The ceilings and wood carvings are magnificent. We have visited the church on several occasions, and alwaysd return for a feeling of tranquility.

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Woodland Park
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Interesting history in this church. 4 euro tour offers audio guide which explains the architecture and history inside this monument. While contents span centuries, much of the art is from the 19th & 20th century with excellent examples of paintings, wood and metal sculpture. Very pleasant stop for a visit while in Ronda.

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