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Iglesia de Santa Maria la Blanca

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A wonderful church. Although all churches have similar features, each one holds something unique... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rosaa_08
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Stunning

A beautiful church which stands on the site of a former synagogue. The interior is very grand and... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
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Santa Maria la Blanca, 5, Seville, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful church. Although all churches have similar features, each one holds something unique and for me it was the baroque ceiling. Absolutely stunning. This church also contains a painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo to the left of the church... if I recall this is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church which stands on the site of a former synagogue. The interior is very grand and the ceiling is stunning. The congregation is welcoming of visitors and the church is a hidden gem in the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

We were lucky enough to have an apartment on the street with this church and on the 3rd Sunday in October we heard the banging of a drum and looked out the window to see a crowd gathering, a procession and a band and as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This church was just a few yards away from my hotel but only entered it after watching a wedding taking place there. Quite striking inside with intricate and ornate carvings. This included a carving of the Giralda tower high on the ceiling.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

I chanced upon this ancient church while looking for a place for dinner near my hotel. I understand it was a mosque, then a synagogue, and finally a church now. While the exterior is a typical church structure, its interior is beautiful, artwork carvings on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

While wandering around the older area of Seville I stumbled upon this stunning little church, when I saw an open door and just being nosey I went in to see. The ceiling is wonderful. Little gem of a place to visit. So unexpected from the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tina2go
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky. Out walking and the small, but beautiful church was open. Very pretty, the ceiling is stunning in its intricacies, the main statue of the Santa Maria is beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sjrmacleod
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Like any church in Seville you do need to check when it is open. This was just across the road from our accommodation and as others have noted, the small wooden, unassuming door gives no indication of the sumptuous interior. Let your eyes wander upwards...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazingly lucky experience. We had walked by here and it had never been open till now. Not only did we get to see its spectacular interior we were able to attend mass as well. This is the perfect size for a community...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed May 23, 2017

The façade of the this church is all that is left of the old synagogue and dates from the medieval period, but behind that is a Rococo nave with stucco work so amazing you almost forgive the "redecoration". The altar piece is good as well....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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