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Elaborate wood carvings of the alterpiece

The most impressive part of the Iglesia Santiago Apostol are the wood carvings of the beautiful... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
Noraatc
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
Wonderful Carvings

Fantastic carved statues all over the alter piece and around the church. Definitely worth 15 mins... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
E8887TZmartinp
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Brighton
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Dec 3, 2017
“Elaborate wood carvings of the alterpiece”
Nov 10, 2017
“Wonderful Carvings”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dark wooden carvings and generally over-the-top ornateness made this church too claustrophobic for my liking, though this was partially offset at the time of our visit by displays of white flowers garlanding the altar. Not one of my favourite churches.

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed May 14, 2018

The church was built in the 17th century and belonged to the Jesuit college. Spectacular altarpieces and sculptures from 17th and 18th century, with works of some famous local artists (like Alejandro de Saavedra, among others)

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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

If you like this sort of thing worth popping in to check out the extremely ornate altar backing. Awesome.

Thank VinceDarwin
Reviewed December 3, 2017

The most impressive part of the Iglesia Santiago Apostol are the wood carvings of the beautiful elaborate altarpiece shining on the background of simple white walls. If you have 10 minutes or so to spare after visiting the Cadiz Cathedral, do stop by and enjoy...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic carved statues all over the alter piece and around the church. Definitely worth 15 mins to gaze at.

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Reviewed June 3, 2017

Well worth a visit, as you wander through tiny streets, lovely atmosphere , several little chapels. Lovely.

Thank cleveland16
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Beautiful figurines of the Madonna and a dramatic interior. A very beautiful example of a Spanish church.

Thank Bighomebird
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Having just been to the adjacent cathedral, this little church didn't look too much from the outside in comparison. however inside was a different story, it was packed with alters and artefacts. The décor was a sight to behold. given its size, it was hard...More

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