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Super cool, unusual and unexpected!

What looks to be a hole in the wall in the middle of the neighborhood reveals itself to be a true... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
An amazing Nativity Diorama

Its a model making treat to see the Nativity story from the Bible being constructed with models... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
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11630 Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

What looks to be a hole in the wall in the middle of the neighborhood reveals itself to be a true treasure in this village. Once inside the door, you are treated to an incredible series of dioramas depicting key scenes in Jesus' life. The...More

1  Thank corinneg655
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Its a model making treat to see the Nativity story from the Bible being constructed with models, with sound, lighting and even water features. The whole diorama as a day and night lighting which switches gradually from day light to dusk, night and dawn and...More

1  Thank 9357MarkY
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is an effort of the local people and they have developed an incredible diorama that goes on and on. It is pretty sophisticated, with day and night effects, and long, long nativity scenes. Please be sure to contribute to allow them to continue improving...More

1  Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Obviously a labor of love, free entrance though they take donations. Small room where some folks have made a detailed little town of Bethlehem, along with music and lighting. Takes maybe 5 minutes to see, complete with running water and details.

1  Thank TravelNowSwUsa
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I really loved visiting this place because it was amazing and well cared. Totally a recommendation for whoever goes and visit Arcos de la Frontera.

1  Thank packingwanderlust
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is really a work of love. It has the different Nativity scenes starting with the Anunciation, looking for a place in Bethelem, Jesus birth artistically well made, that even for a non Christian they would be amazed, 😳. Was told it used to be...More

2  Thank antoniobB3504GR
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This almost life like story of the birth of Christ is a must. Beautifully made figures in many scenes from the angel visiting Mary to the birth of the baby in the stable. A free exhibition in a street just off the main square where...More

1  Thank Jean K
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The love that has gone into this wonderful depiction of the nativty is evident in every tiny detail. Perspective is amazing in such a small space. If you have a love for all things Christmas as we do this is a must see. We were...More

Thank Mathtravel
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Miniature biblical dioramas with amazing detail. Take the time to appreciate the detail. The lights dim to capture the sunrise and sunset. We have seen dioramas before in Italy, and these are among the best. Incredible.

Thank edk
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Museo del Belen is the story of the nativity. Using mirrors for depth and water and smoke for effect this is definitely worth a visit if you are in Arcos de la Frontera. Check opening days as when we visited it was only open...More

1  Thank KarenGreen1
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