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Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Merced

Plaza de la Merced, Ronda, Spain
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Free visit

Iglesias de la Merced is not accessible at all times but when it's open there is FREE entry. If... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
JM G
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Gibraltar
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It's a church

Not the most beautiful church we've ever seen (we've seen a lot over Europe), not worth paying to... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
thor12678
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Asgardstrand, Norway
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  • Very good45%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Plaza de la Merced, Ronda, Spain

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Iglesias de la Merced is not accessible at all times but when it's open there is FREE entry. If someone asks for entry fee don't pay, but you can still go in. Also, go beside the church (out then right, right) at the end of...More

Thank JM G
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Not the most beautiful church we've ever seen (we've seen a lot over Europe), not worth paying to go into. But very lovely from the outside and has some decent views.

1  Thank thor12678
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Constructed in the 1200s, this mélange of architectural styles is actually built upon the foundation of mosque that had been there, since after the Moorish conquest of 711AD. The Islamic mihrab remains. Gothic dominates the architectural style and consists of three naves. The diaphanous space...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Es una visita agradable y refrescante en un día caluroso....it is a nice visit...you should enter when the sun is up!

Thank garylara
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is a convent where the nuns bake pastries for sale but you can not see them there is a revolving window to pay. There is the hand of the founding Saint to see.

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our favorite part of our plaza visit was watching the children at play, the groups of local seniors gathered together, and other residents of Ronda enjoying the evening. Best to visit during sunset.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Pretty but unspectacular church right next to the park in the centre of town. Situated right next to a busy through-route but there is a crossing just down the road. Best photos are taken from the park entrance.

Thank Iain M
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a very attractive structure associated with Sister Theresa. I wanted to go inside and see the church properly but unfortunately my friend lost his passport and all his money in the crowd. A lady pickpocket who was standing behind him whisked away his...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The adventure here is to go around to the left side of the church, enter the side door and order some baked goods from the cloistered nuns. We had a Spanish speaking guide which made the process easier. We also got the key to go...More

1  Thank dhen
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Go to the door to the left of this pretty church, and ring the bell and be served biscuits by nuns who you can't see but they put your goods on a lazy Susan. Fascinating and not many people know about it

1  Thank madmumof3
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