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Beautiful place

Here are three Goya's works, is only for that it is very worth a visit. But there is much more. It... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
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Beautiful church; a spiritual experience

The Oratoria Santa Cueva, an 18th century church with two sanctuaries, one underground. It is not... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
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Calle Rosario s/n, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Here are three Goya's works, is only for that it is very worth a visit. But there is much more. It is a beautiful place.

Thank Mari305
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The Oratoria Santa Cueva, an 18th century church with two sanctuaries, one underground. It is not easy to spot as the unassuming facade blends in with the other plain facades of other building on the street. We managed to gain admittance to attend mass there....More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

English language handout given if you wish included in the €3 entry. Impressive ornate alter, interesting political history. Worth 20mins.

1  Thank VinceDarwin
Reviewed October 23, 2017

This was quite a find. The church has two levels which are very different to each other. it is filled with art works and is very calm - almost a bit spooky in the lower church as we were the only visitors and it was...More

1  Thank IsaCB
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

This little chapel is a jewel--if you are lucky and walk upstairs where it is located. Visitors tend to go downstairs where there is nothing but a couple of plain religious images that you could find anywhere. there is a ticket agent at the entrance...More

1  Thank josemedinamd
Reviewed July 29, 2017

There is a consistent feeling experienced visiting places of such importance, expectation. The leaflet handout states as follows. It is surprising, and few imagine, that behind its facade, which has more of a civil than religious appearance, two very different types of superimposed spaces can...More

1  Thank rkyme
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Worth the visit for 30 to 45 minutes. We were fortunate in that it was closing 20 minutes before we got there in the afternoon and that there were not many people inside and entry was therefore free (Normally a small charge and charge is...More

1  Thank tripsandfood55
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Interesting history and beautifully decorated.Started by rich patron amazing paintings by old masters.

Thank oreganoItaly
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Two chapels: the first austere, reflective of the cross, originally a cave; the second a beautiful celebration of the arts with some wonderful paintings by Goya, acquired by the priest who had inherited money and wanted to share this with his congregation while he lived...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

this is a very special hidden church on rosario, on 3 floors. it was free on sunday. the upstairs part is exquisitely ornate with reliefs and 5 goya frescos. just perfect on a rainy day. the haydn music just adds perfectly to the overall atmosphere....More

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