Santa Maria Church, Alicante

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The Basilica of Santa Maria is the oldest active church in Alicante, Spain. It was built in Valencian Gothic style between the 14th and 16th centuries over the remains of a mosque.The basilica is composed from a single nave with six side chapels located between the buttresses. In 2007, by request of the city of Alicante to the Holy See, the church was promoted to the rank of basilica.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Gorgeous, extravagant, architectural place lots to see inside and out. Beautiful place to embrace when your in the Alicante will come again  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Very nice chuch to visit. Was there during a morning service. Wery good experience, and nice service.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    It is the oldest Gothic church in the city of Alicante. The mayor of the city was built between the 14th century and 16th century on the dw remains the old mosque. Duramte was built the Muslim domination. In the year 2007 and having made the request to the Holy See, by del Ayuntamiento de Alicante, the temple was promoted to the category of Basilica. By history that represents this city, because it was a target of attacks by the Spanish Civil War, as well as barracks or store of weapons at the time, his visit is local to visit.
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  • Impressive building on a beautiful square. I liked the contrast of the ancient and modern buildings.
  • Pure roasting, but nice inside.
  • Had the pleasure of being here Easter Sunday 2016 truely wonderful
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  • Worth a visit. Beautiful inside.

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