Oratorio de La Santa Cueva, Cadiz

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Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Oratorio de la Santa Cueva is an underground church in Cádiz.

It was restored by the Veracruz-born priest, Don José Sáenz de Santa María,

who also commissioned Haydn's The Seven Last Words of Christ for performance in the cave.
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  • A surprising place to visit with an underground chapel and another on the first floor where you can admire three paintings by Goya!  more »
  • Amazing place and paintings. Well worth a visit if you're in the area and it's very cheap to get in.  more »
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  • Worth a visit if you appreciate the historical monuments
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  • The oratorio is a small neoclassical chapel erected at the end of the 18TH century. It is famous for its three frescoes Fransisca Goi. They were painted at the end of the 18TH century and are counted among his best religious works. Here you can admire the m.in. The Last Supper, in which, unlike traditional conceptions, participants consume dinner on a lying down. Entry 4 euro. The chapel with its frescoes can be found upstairs, on the ground floor there is a non-impressive modern chapel.
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