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Address: Calle Belen, 29200, Antequera, Spain

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one of Antequera's many attractions

so many churches and special buildings in Antequera to see, park the car and walk, it has many hidden secrets to offer

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 June 2016
Yvonne W
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Villanueva del Rosario, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

so many churches and special buildings in Antequera to see, park the car and walk, it has many hidden secrets to offer

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Very beautiful elegant interior, The plaster decorations are impressive as are the sculptures. If you like the interior of churches you will love this

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

The Convento de Belen is among the five most beautiful churches in Antequera and is a must visit. The altars are quite beautiful and the church has many places painted in the Mannerist style, that are quite elegant. The ceiling has many plaster moldings that give the church a special and elegant style. I especially liked the altar of St.... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

The façade of the Convento de Belen is quite simple but elegant. The cupola is quite impressive and the interior has plenty of plaster decoration. The sculptures, one of Christ Fallen on the Mountain, and the Virgen de los Dolores, are quite impressive. Other sculptures are those of San Miguel Arcangel, Santa Clara, San Juan de la Cruz and San... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

The Convento de Belen has plenty of good art in the church. The Baroque plasterwork is quite unusual and calls attention. This is a good church to visit if one visits Antequera.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

The church is simply stunningly beautiful. The arrangement of the entire church is spectacular, and the side-altars are wonderful.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2012

The Convent of Belen was built by Gonzalo Yañez and its façade is quite simple. The Latin Cross was used as the floor plan for the church. There is a very high cupola over the main nave. What differentiates this church from others is the very elaborate Baroque plaster decoration that is outlined in blue. There is plenty of art... More 

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