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Museo de las Descalzas

Plaza Descalzas 3, 29200, Antequera, Spain
+34 606 85 57 92
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Perhaps for the visitor with a specialised interest.

This is a museum that does "what it says on the tin", ie it is a museum of religious art and is... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Michael M
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Belfast
Fascinating and lots to see.

This is a must for anyone interested in history and art. We were taken around by a quiet, helpful... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2015
claire_walker12
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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21 May 2017
“Perhaps for the visitor with a specialised interest.”
19 Sep 2015
“Fascinating and lots to see.”
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Plaza Descalzas 3, 29200, Antequera, Spain
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+34 606 85 57 92
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a museum that does "what it says on the tin", ie it is a museum of religious art and is exactly that - perhaps for those with a more specialised interst than your average visitor. Extensive examples of religious staues, pictures etc of...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is a must for anyone interested in history and art. We were taken around by a quiet, helpful guide who did his best to answer our questions (though we don't know if he spoke anything but Spanish). The church is very ornate and the...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2015

I think that few people nowadays see a visit to a museum as being a worthwhile use of their time on holiday, but this museum covers prehistoric to recent times and can be viewed in around 2 hours. It is free on Sundays (10 till...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

This would have been a highlight of our stay in Antequera but when we rang the bell on the door as instructed to enter, we were accosted by a very angry Spanish man who shouted at us and shut the door in our faces. We...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

The religious art in the Museo de las Descalzas is among the best in the city. The Dolorosa is a sculpture by the famous Pedro de Mena. He was one of the best Spanish sculptors of the 17th century. Another masterpiece is the sculpture of...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2013

the Museo de las Descalzas has wonderful religious art and is a must see in Antequera. Important painters include Luca Giordano, Antonio Mohedano, Bocanegra, and Antonio de Torres. There sculptures by Pedro de Mena, Nicola Fumo, Francisco Salzillo, la Roldana, and Antonio del Castillo are...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2013

The Museo de las Descalzas has very good religious art which one is surprised to find in this town. I enjoyed seeing the sculptures of the masters Pedro de Mena, Francisco Salzillo, and la Roldana,

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Reviewed 20 January 2012

The Descalzas Museum is located in the Convent of the Barefoot Carmelites. The convent dates to 1632 and its church was finished in 1734. One can find plenty of religious art from the 16th to the 18th century. Important painters include Luca Giordano, Antonio Mohedano,...More

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