Basílica de Santa María de la Asunción

Arcos de la Frontera, Spain

Santa María de la Asunción Basilica was built in the 15th-16th century. History of this church site dates back to the 8th and 9th centuries. It was built on the remains of a former Moorish mosque. The main facade is in Gothic-Plateresque architectural style with the neoclassical tower being the newest addition.


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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Rocío Saborido (10 months ago)
Romana, árabe, visigoda...¿Te la vas a perder?
Guido Tagliapietra (13 months ago)
Maciej Borski (13 months ago)
Bazylika z zewnątrz jest dość ponurym gmachem. W środku prezentuje się natomiast wspaniale. Wejście 2 euro. Najstarsze fragmenty świątyni pochodzą z XIII w. Mieszanina stylów jest efektem późniejszych modernizacji. Najnowsza część to nieskończona, kwadratowa dzwonnica z XVIII wieku. W środku warto zwrócić uwagę na gotyckie sklepienia, barokowe stalle chóru i renesansowy ołtarz główny z XVI i XVII wieku. Niewielkie muzeum w zakrystii prezentuje przedmioty kultu religijnego i szaty liturgiczne.
Tiziana Alfonsi (14 months ago)
Bellissima!! Vale la pena pagare il biglietto che mi pare sia 4.5 € e solo gli adulti pagano. Anche perché non ci son tanti altri posti da visitare all interno, in questo carinissimo pueblo blanco. Il castello vicino è privato e non si visita.
Michael S. (17 months ago)
Don’t suggest trying to park there, well worth the walk up.
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