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Outside view only limited access times

Located beside the famed palace and definitely worth a look at the beautiful facade. Inquired at... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
BonnieN4
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East Gwillimbury, Canada
The church next to the royal palace

This is the church attached to the famed royal palace at Olite. It is very much worthwhile to visit... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
Hermes_NL
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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7 Feb 2018
“Outside view only limited access times”
4 Apr 2018
“Lovely church”
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Very lovely church worth visiting and has also a lively court yard with a fountain and a beautiful old olive tree , lots of places to sit down and have a rest if you are tired!

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Located beside the famed palace and definitely worth a look at the beautiful facade. Inquired at the palace but were told that inside access was only during festivals days as displayed on a sheet which appeared to be only a few times a year.

Thank BonnieN4
Reviewed October 21, 2017

This is the church attached to the famed royal palace at Olite. It is very much worthwhile to visit as well when you are there for the palace. As mentioned by many, the crucifiction tableau is marvellous.

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed October 16, 2017

What a stunning alter made up of 25 individual oil paintings set around a crucifixion. Awe inspiring. Useul English language guide provided which explains all

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Located near the city center and the plaza it provides a view of the more common and simpler iglesias verses only the fancy ones.

Thank 336tracyh
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

A lovely, well preserved, church with amazing altarpiece. Well worth a peaceful visit then a coffee in the lovely square in perfect surroundings. Olite is lovely

Thank Jean R
Reviewed July 16, 2016

We visit the chirch while a wedding was most probably plan to take place; Poeple where decorating the chirch with with flower giving an extraordinary feeling when entering in the place

Thank Julie C
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Sadly the acclaimed porch is being restored, but inside there is a pleasant atmosphere and bits interesting if you have a little knowledge

Thank randc09
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Decorations at the entrance and inside are worth the visit. The frescoes are beautiful paintings. The altar piece by the Aragonese painter, Pedro del Ponte in the early XVI century is exquisite. This church was built as a Legend of the Dove. A shepherd followed...More

Thank Mypace
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Adjoining the castle, the Church of Santa María de Olite is a very important Gothic building in Navarre from the 13th century, built in what looks to be a Gothic French style. The door way is quite magnificent. The sculptures have a strong resemblance to...More

Thank Cana1Toronto
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