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Calle Hornos 20, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the time to go inside and do this visit, well worth your time. The church is amazing and there is great art in the altars.

Thank FernandoMexico8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to a number of cloistered churches in Spain and I was urged to see this one. I was somewhat disappointed at the cloister area and the inner rooms were dark and musty. BUT, the outside was very impressive. I would save your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful cloister and church, with excellent sculptures. Simple romanic church which inspires. We liked it very much and were happy to visit!

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the time both walking round the outside grounds, the church and the cloisters which was the beautiful part ! Worth taking in for a few moments the commitment an dedication that went into the church over many centuries

Thank Ian W
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The church has its origins in a monastery dating back to 9th century. It is believed that the relics of Santa Juliana were kept there. In the 11th century it was transformed into a collegiate church, but current structure and shape is from the 12th...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic columns and carvings in the cloisters so take lots of pictures as you cannot photograph the church ! Why I have no idea as there is not a lot to get excited by apart from the very old altar. Why go some churches and...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Austere but beautiful old church. Altarpiece excellent. It would be good if photos were allowed to be taken.

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

The church is amazing and the fact that a spanish artist took the time to recreate Jesus story wirh unbelievable details added to the experience

Thank bgillat
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

This 11C Romanesque church is the main feature of Santillana del Mar. Although not the prettiest of churches, you really get a sense of the age of the church. The Cloisters have some interesting stone artefacts and lovely columns. The stone coffin of Saint Juliana...More

Thank mini_d51
Reviewed October 1, 2017

You can read the history of this building in the bones of its architecture. It's a fascinating read! The cloister has some artefacts to browse and the church has several historic pieces including a lovely C17th high altar. No info in English, though, so taake...More

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