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Iglesia de la Anunciacion y Sepulcro de Sta Teresa

Plaza Mayor s/n, 37800 Alba de Tormes, Spain
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Burial site of St Teresa of Avila

I visited the church of the Annunciation while in this small town to see the burial place of St... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
aecmorgan
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County Dublin, Ireland
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Even non-believers could pay this church and shrine a visit. Its a typical Spanish way to deal with... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
Martin v
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Plaza Mayor s/n, 37800 Alba de Tormes, Spain
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

I visited the church of the Annunciation while in this small town to see the burial place of St Teresa of Avila and the relics associated with her. They were her heart and her arm which are preserved in glass over her grave which is...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Even non-believers could pay this church and shrine a visit. Its a typical Spanish way to deal with its catholic 'heroes'. Santa Teresa is very important here, and its beautiful to see nowadays faithful still devoted.

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

The Church of the Annunciation was a stop on our pilgrimage where we attended a beautiful mass. We saw the relics of St Teresa of Avila displayed above the altar and also the cell where she died. We also visited the adjoining Carmelite Museum and...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2016

This is the church where Santa Teresa is buried. It has a gorgeous modern museum integrated with the older structure. The facility is called CARMUS and is world-class. This is a must-see, especially for those pursuing the route of St. Teresa.

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Reviewed March 8, 2016

This is the Church of the Discalced Carmelite Monastery where the great St Teresa of Avila died in 1582. You can see her relics in the great reliquary above the main altar. The church also has a small museum on the side where you can...More

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