When we visited this beautiful church we walked in on a wedding ceremony and stayed for the applause. This time of year the church hosts back to back to back weddings and is worth a visit.
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We have been to this small church many times and we always enjoy seeing it. Its location by the Plaza Nueva is very good and it is easy to get to.
Our apartment balcony faced this small but charming 16th century church at Plaza Santa Ana (just past Plaza Nueva on the way to the Alhambra.) When we saw a man at a table, selling tickets for 1.50 euros each (for conservation costs), we hurried over....More
The San Gil y Santa Ana Church in Granada was built in 1501 in place of the mosque of Almanzra. It stands in an attractive square - the Plaza de Santa Ana. Nearby is another beautiful building, the Real Chancillería de Granada. To the north-east...More
Small church that was built on top of a mosque. It was rather interesting that above the altar there was a small walkway with a railing around it. The wooden ceiling is also of interest. We were there for about 10 to 15 minutes.
I don't think it is open very often as we passed this church a few times at it was never open. The building is nice, and the facade decoration is interesting. There is a tiny little plaza in front of it and information board describing...More
this is a land mark church at the heart of Granada, one more sign of mixed Spanish and Islamic cultures. to me it could be a sign of tolerance but unfortunately its not. it is a church built on a site of a mosque ,...More
Standing at the end of the Plaza Nueva across the street from the Real Chancilleria the Church of Santa Ana is a fine 16th Century brick built church in Mudejar style. It's belltower was originally a minaret. I did not get to go inside this...More
I heard a loud band playing and ran to see what it was all about. The church was having a special celebration on a magical June evening. Church followers were carrying giant tapestries and silver poles. Everyone was dressed in their best outfits and families...More
As it was Sunday when I visited Granada, I was lucky enough to pop in after Mass let out. It is a lovely church right in the heart of the city, on the central square. It was lovely inside though I did not linger too...More