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Super cool, unusual and unexpected!

What looks to be a hole in the wall in the middle of the neighborhood reveals itself to be a true... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
corinneg655
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Winnetka
An amazing Nativity Diorama

Its a model making treat to see the Nativity story from the Bible being constructed with models... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
9357MarkY
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

What looks to be a hole in the wall in the middle of the neighborhood reveals itself to be a true treasure in this village. Once inside the door, you are treated to an incredible series of dioramas depicting key scenes in Jesus' life. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank corinneg655
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Its a model making treat to see the Nativity story from the Bible being constructed with models, with sound, lighting and even water features. The whole diorama as a day and night lighting which switches gradually from day light to dusk, night and dawn and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 9357MarkY
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is an effort of the local people and they have developed an incredible diorama that goes on and on. It is pretty sophisticated, with day and night effects, and long, long nativity scenes. Please be sure to contribute to allow them to continue improving...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank CristinaBO666
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Obviously a labor of love, free entrance though they take donations. Small room where some folks have made a detailed little town of Bethlehem, along with music and lighting. Takes maybe 5 minutes to see, complete with running water and details.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank TravelNowSwUsa
Reviewed May 7, 2017

I really loved visiting this place because it was amazing and well cared. Totally a recommendation for whoever goes and visit Arcos de la Frontera.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank packingwanderlust
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This is really a work of love. It has the different Nativity scenes starting with the Anunciation, looking for a place in Bethelem, Jesus birth artistically well made, that even for a non Christian they would be amazed, 😳. Was told it used to be...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank antoniobB3504GR
Reviewed March 6, 2017

This almost life like story of the birth of Christ is a must. Beautifully made figures in many scenes from the angel visiting Mary to the birth of the baby in the stable. A free exhibition in a street just off the main square where...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jean K
Reviewed November 26, 2016

The love that has gone into this wonderful depiction of the nativty is evident in every tiny detail. Perspective is amazing in such a small space. If you have a love for all things Christmas as we do this is a must see. We were...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mathtravel
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Miniature biblical dioramas with amazing detail. Take the time to appreciate the detail. The lights dim to capture the sunrise and sunset. We have seen dioramas before in Italy, and these are among the best. Incredible.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank edk
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Museo del Belen is the story of the nativity. Using mirrors for depth and water and smoke for effect this is definitely worth a visit if you are in Arcos de la Frontera. Check opening days as when we visited it was only open...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank KarenGreen1
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