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La Purisima Church

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Address: Plaza Monterrey 7, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923 212 738

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Beautiful original painting of the Immaculate Conception!

This is a beautiful church not too far from the Plaza Mayor. Mass is offered morning and evening. Though there's usually a person begging for money at the entrance, I never had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2016
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Anasco, Puerto Rico

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This is a beautiful church not too far from the Plaza Mayor. Mass is offered morning and evening. Though there's usually a person begging for money at the entrance, I never had a problem visiting. The main altar has paintings by José de Ribera, with the centerpiece being his stunning Immaculate Conception that other painters have replicated. If you go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

This is a magnificent church. It is reported that originally it was supposed to be built in Rome. Lucky Salamanca for having this gem of a church. Do visit both inside and outside. Linger over the painting on the alter. Linger.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Really not much to see in this guy but wanted to include some photos to flesh out this item. The only draw really is the Ribera behind the altar. Personally, not one of his best. Sorry.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

La Purisima Church has a very impressive high altarpiece that has a very large painting of the Blessed Virgin, a work by Jose de Ribera. On either side are Corinthian columns. On top there is a crucifix and images of Mary Magdalene and St. John. The tabernacle has jasper, malachite, lapis lazuli, gilded bronze, and statues in gilded bronze. There... More 

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