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Church of San Ildefonso

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Address: C. Ignacio Figueroa E, 23001 Jaen, Spain
Phone Number: 953 19 03 46

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A Historic Church

Not far from the Cathedral is the Church of San Ildefonso, a Gothic church built in 1248, that is venerated by the faithful because it has the Virgin of the Chapel, who is the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2012
Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Besides five different panels the Virgin, saints, prophets and Hell, there was a carved stone ceiling (rather than stucco) by Andres Vandelvira the architect and stonemason who designed and built the basilica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Beautiful building, worth a visit. It's by a lovely square with fantastic tapas bars. During Semana Santa it's the perfect place to watch the processions leave the church, a truly emotional experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

This is an old church and pretty, though a bit plain. If you're in a time crunch, I wouldn't necessarily seek it out. The area around the church is nice and pedestrian friendly (though the streets are narrow) if you want to go exploring (Plaza de los toros is pretty). There was also a restaurant nearby that was decently priced... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Not far from the Cathedral is the Church of San Ildefonso, a Gothic church built in 1248, that is venerated by the faithful because it has the Virgin of the Chapel, who is the patron saint of Jaen. It is said that on June 10, 1430, the Virgin descended from heaven and freed the city from a Moorish siege. The... More 

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