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Stunning views and location

The Iglesia de la Encarnacion with its round dome and Neo-Classical design really stands out in the... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
John_The_Miner
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Very Pleasant Round Church

We found this church next to the restaurant we were going to visit. This is the first time i have... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
David M
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Province of Granada, Spain
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

The Iglesia de la Encarnacion with its round dome and Neo-Classical design really stands out in the centre of the town but its also well worth climbing up the hill Iglesia de la Villa is a very different Gothic church from the 16th Century. Its...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

We found this church next to the restaurant we were going to visit. This is the first time i have ever seen a round church. If you are in the area it is well worth a visit. Public Free parking is only 200 yards away.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Really nice example of architecture and well worth going inside to see the artwork and the inside of the dome. We parked way down the hill and walked up, as the streets up leading into the town are very steep. Parking also a bot restricted...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed August 7, 2017

The church is unique in its architecture and style, baroque style, neoclassic, it was really simple but inviting to see this church. If you are visiting Montefrio, you have to make this stop and enjoy the view it has.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2016

Quite an uphill trek over rough terrain. You cannot go up by car or you may get stuck. Offers views of the whole city.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Janice R
Reviewed January 6, 2016

Montefrio is an amazing place. A picturesque town built on a hill with two churches - one on top of the hill and another, this one lower down. This church was built between 1786 and 1802 and designed by the architect Domingo Lois de Monteagudo....More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed January 29, 2015

An amazing and beautiful building : the dome is truly stunning ! Outside, look up and see all the house martins' nest hard up against the projecting eaves ! Such a large and impressive church for a relatively small town. Montefrio itself is a lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

Thought I was in the Pantheon when we entered, so striking and unusual. Beautiful building in lovely town

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank SimonNSW18
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