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Colegiata de Santa Maria la Mayor

Plaza de Santa Maria, Antequera, Spain
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Worth the walk uphill

A lovely place to visit although a fairly uphill walk. The views from outside of Antequeria were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
244june
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Well worth the climb!

Right next to the Alcazabar, the Colegiate de Santa Maria la Mayor is well worth the struggle up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DeryckWheeler
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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Plaza de Santa Maria, Antequera, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit although a fairly uphill walk. The views from outside of Antequeria were lovely. There was a small charge to enter.

Thank 244june
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right next to the Alcazabar, the Colegiate de Santa Maria la Mayor is well worth the struggle up the hill from the town (although it is on the route of the Electric Tourist Bus which does stop here for 10 minutes or so to enable...More

Thank DeryckWheeler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...More

Thank linskitours
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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...More

Thank limerick_lady_10
Reviewed 29 April 2017

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...More

Thank Aggie0815
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...More

Thank E0N120
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...More

Thank Amazon122s
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

Thank zamboon2000
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...More

Thank Joan B
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...More

Thank BillFGlasgow
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