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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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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The church is part of the convent of the enclosed Carmelite Order of nuns started by St Teresa de Avila. Romanesque in style the church houses the incorrupt hand of The founder of the order. Although visiting hours are restricted, at the end of the patio on the left of the church one can buy some very delicious cakes and... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Merced

Address: Plaza de la Merced, Ronda, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Ronda

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