Andalusia Sights

Santa María la Mayor

  • Pl. Duquesa de Parcent Map It
  • Ronda
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This collegiate church, which serves as Ronda's cathedral, has roots in Moorish times: originally the Great Mosque of Ronda, the tower and adjacent galleries, built for viewing festivities in the square, retain their Islamic design. After the mosque was destroyed (when the Moors were overthrown), it was rebuilt as a church and dedicated to the Virgen de la Encarnación after the Reconquest. The naves are late Gothic, and the main altar is heavy with Baroque gold leaf. The church is around the corner from the remains of a mosque, Minarete Arabe (Moorish Minaret) at the end of the Marqués de Salvatierra.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. Duquesa de Parcent, Ronda, 29400, Spain

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Sight Details:

  • €4
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–7, Sun. 10–12:30 and 2–7

Published 08/18/2015

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