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Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor

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Plaza Duquesa de Parcent, 29400 Ronda, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a few euros to visit, and we’ll worth it. We missed out on this church on our last trip, so glad that we made the effort to see inside and take photos from the new viewing platforms.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed September 8, 2019

The church is slightly away from the bridge and the main part of Ronda but is worth a visit. We paid the entry fee €2 and an audio guide was included in the price. It's fairly big inside the church (bigger than it looks on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TheLush101
Reviewed August 24, 2019

Beautiful baroque church. Interior reminds of churches of old Quito, or vv. The best part though is the rooftop. Views of the city in all directions, simply stunning. Well worth the visit

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank arkadyl77
Reviewed August 20, 2019

This church sits in the centre of the old town at the gorge side of a large shaded square. The audio guide is of assistance with some of the intricate details within. It is not expensive to visit AND you get the benefit of being...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank nsander219
Reviewed July 25, 2019

On 8/2/18 my husband and I visited this church. It's located in Old Town/Moorish Quarter near a small park/square with orange trees and City Hall. Cost was 2€ each and we did not get an audio guide. We were not aware that you could climb...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chris45ny
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Almost everything dates from after 1930, when there was a fire. The woodwork has been beautifully restored. The audio-phone explanations were fine, on the whole, but the praise for the wall paintings coming into my ear were contradicted by what was reaching my brain from...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank solo70
Reviewed June 7, 2019

This is THE church you should visit in Ronda. Don’t be discouraged by the fairly plain exterior. The interior of the church is beautifully decorated and has a fascinating history - part Gothic, part Baroque. The entrance fee is only €4 and includes a very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank elizabethpV8634SC
Reviewed June 3, 2019

A Chocolate Box Church. The site of the Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor goes back quite some way. Originally, archeological evidence suggests that there was a Roman altar built to commemorate the victory of Julius Caesar over the forces of Sexto, Cneo and Pompeii...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful church with stunning views from the terrace, plenty to look at and admire, but that said it’s hard to get past the €4.50 admission

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Alan157243
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

The size of this church is enormous. It is difficult to see hos a relatively small population required such a large building. The church is divided into two parts the second even bigger and higher than the first. It is worth walking the 75 steps...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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