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Address: Plaza de Santa Maria, Antequera, Spain
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This sits below the Moorish Fort in a magnificent location over looking the fairly recent excavated Roman remains. In May the views are exceptional with so many hues of green... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This sits below the Moorish Fort in a magnificent location over looking the fairly recent excavated Roman remains. In May the views are exceptional with so many hues of green that I guess go to Brown. Your camera will be on overtime as the views are very fine. Inside we thought the Carmen Church was more striking but do go... More 

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Limerick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a look, especially if you are going to the Alcazaba next door as well. The film screen was working when we were there but you wouldn't miss anything by not seeing the short film, if you have the audio guide you have all the info that's in it. There are several small chapels off the main chapel which... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As others have already commented, the facade is pretty, but there is not much to see inside. Inside the church the wooden ceiling and the architectural build are interesting. The altar has a wooden structure around it that looks like a place holder for what should be there (especially since there are pictures showing a much more ornate structure). Furthermore,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The best thing about this church is the facade. The inside has been set up to show an audio visual but it wasn't on during our visit as it was close to closing. It takes about five minutes to look around and the most impressive thing is the sacristy as it is well maintained with a large wooden desk that... More 

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

La Collegiate church. When your visit of the “Alcazaba” has come to his end, you can continue your visit by visiting the “Santa Maria La Mayor Royal Collegiate Church” or “The Royal Collegiate Church of the Great St. Mary” who is next door to say so, and is known as the first Renaissance church to be built in Andalusia (1530-1550).... More 

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La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely church, with fantastic views. We walked down from the top, looked around and the had a drink at the bottom in the square

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visited the Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor on a joint ticket with the Alcazaba but definitely enjoyed the latter more. Although a large screen was assembled no film was available during our visit which could have made it more interesting. Views from the plaza are amazing.

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Thank Joan B
Glasgow
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The story of Alcazaba the Moorish castle is incomplete without a visit to the Collegiata. It features a short movie about its construction shown on a big screen in the nave. The plaza outside has bars and restaurants which we never visited but would be useful on a hot day. The views are excellent

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Thank BillFGlasgow
Truro, United Kingdom
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357 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A must on theAntequera trail, lovely old chuch at the top of the town. Some parking further on. Tourist info opposite and plenty of restaurants nearby

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Thank John G
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The alcazaba ticket price includes entry into this attraction too, so if you made the climb up you might as well look around here too.

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