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Santisimo Cristo de la Buena Muerte

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Address: Paseo Santo Domingo 16 | (Congregación de Mena), 29007 Malaga, Spain
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Known as the Convent of Santo Domingo this church was built at the end of the 15th century after the Reconquest. It contains many images of saints from the Dominican Order. The... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2016
Nomadman411978
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

Known as the Convent of Santo Domingo this church was built at the end of the 15th century after the Reconquest. It contains many images of saints from the Dominican Order. The form of the exterior is confusing with many additions over time.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 29, 2015

You must go and see wonderful images of Jesus Christ you do not have to be Roman Catholic to appreciate this wonderful site.

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Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed December 26, 2014

The Church of Santo Domingo contains the beautiful crucifix made by Pedro de Mena that is called the Cristo de la Buena Muerte. It is highly revered by the people of Malaga and is paraded around during Holy Week.

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Reviewed June 27, 2012

This is a well known tradional symbol for warries. Devotion to this Chist will encourage you and assist you in difficult times in life

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Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

The image of the Cristo de la Buena Muerte was created by Pedro de Mena (Granada 1628 - Málaga 1688), one of the best sculptors of his time. It shows Christ being crucified. It is displayed in the Church of Santo Domingo. The image is the patron and protector of the Spanish Legion, so every year during Holy Week, it... More 

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