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Malaga Cathedral, Spain

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh General travel tip
added on the 6th of October, 2011
This is a Cathedral that was built on top of an arabic mosque after the Cristians came into this region of Spain. The Catedral de la Encarnacion was built in the 16th Century and is a very beautiful reminder of how rich and powerful the catholic church was back then.

Although, they spared no cost with the cathedral, the South Tower has never been finished and because of this in Malaga the locals also call the Catedral de la Encarnacion "La Manquita" (the one armed).

It's well worth a visit, the enterior is absoltutely amazing.

Address:
Calle Molina Lario, 9,
29015 Malaga,
Spain

Price:
€5

Opening Hours:
Daily 9:30am - 6:45pm and Saturdays from 9:30am - 6:00pm

How to get there:
Walk from the old town

Phone number:
+34 952 21 59 17

 
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