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Placa Santa Maria s/n, 03002 Alicante, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairly plain inside except for the altar which was extremely ornate. The 700 plus year old statue of Santa Maria was striking.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bobe2
Reviewed May 3, 2019

This beautiful cathedral is very central and we have walked past it many times, this time we decided to go inside for a look. There was a service taking place which was fascinating to watch. Very beautiful and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RnA31
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Fascinating church, with tons of gilding! We managed to catch the end of a service before being escorted out by the priest and his ‘aide’. Worth walking around the back streets to find: a gem.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

Before our trip to Alicante Basilica Santa Maria was in our minds one of the top places to visit. However, we noticed that it was very difficult to get in to the Church. There were info which told that it is open every day from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kale49_11
Reviewed April 1, 2019

The church has a Good athmosphere. And is a very good kept church. Still active. We stayed half an hour.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johannep80
Reviewed March 22, 2019

A beautiful building which is very ornately decorated inside, with some interesting history. Do the Google research before you arrive as there were no guides, well not on the day of our visit anyway.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CadorPendry
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Centuries-old church tucked away from the hustle and bustle of modern Alicante in the old town streets. While closed for siesta during the day, it is open during the morning and from early evening. Visited early one evening after reopening from the daytime siesta break...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dancook747
Reviewed March 10, 2019

We didn't get to go in, but got to view it from the exterior. The architecture is amazing and definitely worth stopping by for a photo.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AndyBhola
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Although our visit to the Santa Maria church was short as the church was closed just seeing the place and its location was really worth a visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank terrymaureen01
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

The doors were locked so we missed the best bit Not sure how to find when it was open. As there was nothing outside.

Date of experience: February 2019
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October 24, 2018|
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April 10, 2017|
Response from Sue C | Reviewed this property |
sorry I didn't see your question until today 02/05/17. Hope you enjoyed it as much x I think it's only open until midday on each day?