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Santa Maria Church, Alicante

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Religious Site
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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  • More still in full Easter decorated and with a great procession which leaves in the evening of Holy Tuesday and returned 5 hours later. Very nice inside and the square that surrounds the
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  • Is to see a basilica or important Church medieval choir was reconstructed and with don Antonio alive had a period of rehabilitation and glory is Church Alicante par excellence in the square stood the zoco Islamic
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  • In a superb site, with a spectacular façade, beside the beach, port and Town Hall and in the historic centre. We were at a christening and the interior is also worthy of a visit, being free admission.
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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
  • Worth a visit. Beautiful inside.
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