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Church of San Ildefonso

Address: C. Ignacio Figueroa E, 23001 Jaen, Spain
Phone Number: 953 19 03 46
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Ranked #5 of 30 Attractions in Jaen
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Bath, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
59 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Beautiful building, worth a visit. It's by a lovely square with fantastic tapas bars. During Semana Santa it's the perfect place to watch the processions leave the church, a truly emotional experience.

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New York City, New York
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165 reviews 165 reviews
104 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

This is an old church and pretty, though a bit plain. If you're in a time crunch, I wouldn't necessarily seek it out. The area around the church is nice and pedestrian friendly (though the streets are narrow) if you want to go exploring (Plaza de los toros is pretty). There was also a restaurant nearby that was decently priced... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Not far from the Cathedral is the Church of San Ildefonso, a Gothic church built in 1248, that is venerated by the faithful because it has the Virgin of the Chapel, who is the patron saint of Jaen. It is said that on June 10, 1430, the Virgin descended from heaven and freed the city from a Moorish siege. The... More 

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