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Iglesia de San Antonio

Montefrío

The outer walls of the church were built between 1737 and 1763 (fondly known as ‘La Panera’, as it was built on the site of a former flour mill). Its solid outer walls are made of blocks of limestone. Its [...]

Iglesia de San Antonio de Padua

Guájar Fondón

The original church, built on the old mosque was burned in the Moorish revolts in 1568. The new church was built around 1607. The church is rectangular in shape with a single nave. The entrance is topped with a rounded [...]

Iglesia de San Cecilio

Granada

This church was built in 1540 on the site of a former mosque. It is located opposite the statue of Cristo de los Favores which, according to legend, makes wishes come true to those who visit it at 3pm on [...]

Iglesia de San Cristóbal

Restábal

This is a Mudejar-style church built in the 16th century. It is one of the oldest in the Valle de Lecrín and home to one of the three parishes in which the region was divided. In 1965 a fire destroyed [...]

Iglesia de San Diego

Alhama de Granada

This Franciscan convent was built in the 17th century in Baroque style. Today it is used by nuns of the Order of St Claire.

Iglesia de San Gabriel

Loja

This church was built in the 16th century by Diego of Siloam. It has a single nave with a main chapel covered with a decorated dome. It is one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture in Granada. Its side [...]

Iglesia de San Gil y Santa Ana

Granada

Located opposite the Royal Chancery, this church was built during the first third of the 16th century on the site of a former mosque. It is Mudejar in style, with a single nave and side chapels. Of particular interest are [...]

Iglesia de San José

La Herradura

This church became the parochial church of La Herradura in 1907. It is dedicated to Saint Joseph, the patron saint of the town.

Iglesia de San José

Granada

This church was built in 1525 on the site of the mosque in the Alcazaba district, one of the oldest districts in Granada. The mosque that dated back to the 9th century was particularly interesting as it was the only [...]

Iglesia de San Juan

Baza

This Mudejar church was built in the 16th century on the site of a former mosque, directly next to the Puerta de Armesto. It is made up of three naves and its beautiful Baroque altarpiece and the baptismal chapel are [...]

Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

Mondújar

This church was built in the 16th century. It is built in Renaissance style and echoes the style of Diego de Siloé. Its interior is notable for its neoclassical altarpiece and several sculptures of great value, including statues of San [...]

Iglesia de San Juan Evangelista

Murchas

This church was built in the second half of the 16th century. It underwent a reconstruction after the earthquake of 1884, and was then given a single nave surrounded by three chapels each with a plasterwork lintel. The old altarpiece [...]

Iglesia de San Juan Evangelista

Melegís

This parish church was listed as a Monument of National Interest.  It is dedicated to St John the Evangelist and was built in 1560. It is one of the most interesting examples of religious architecture in the time of the [...]

Iglesia de San Lorenzo

Guájar Faragüit

This church was built on the site of the old mosque in the first third of the 16th century. It is one of the few churches not affected by the Moorish war in 1568. Its design is a good example [...]

Iglesia de San Miguel Arcángel

Mecina Bombarón

Built in the mid-18th century, this church is of a rectangular shape. Thefaçade’s central section has a simple door decorated with rounded arches supporting a pediment. The construction of the initial church began around 1539 with three naves and a [...]



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