Convent of San Francisco, Velez-Malaga

#6 of 10 in Historic Sites in Velez-Malaga
Religious Site · Church
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  • Convent of San Francisco is situated in the square of the same name and consists of the convent with attached church which has beautiful cloisters and striking Mudajar ceiling.  more »
  • As a previous reviewer mentioned, the inside of this building is beautiful, the ceiling of one of the side aisles quite stunning. It is quite small so won't take you very long to look around but it...  more »
  • This colonial church is located at the very center of the historical area of Velez-Malaga. As soon as one walks in, you could see that this church dates hundreds of years, but despite this fact the chuch is beautifully kept. The other day, I was walking by and I saw a wedding taking place there; what a beautiful site!
  • The Church of the Royal Convent of Santiago (San Francisco) is the headquarters of the Brotherhood of Our Father Jesus Praying in the Orchard and Most Holy Mary of the Homeless. The current configuration of this Brotherhood is the result of the merger in 1949 of two brotherhoods that were organized in this church in 1938, because the images of its destruction in the Civil War had been saved. He makes his processional parade from the surroundings of the convent of San Francisco and the day of departure is holy Wednesday. As a peculiarity, the horquilleros of this brotherhood, sing the anthem of the brotherhood along the route.
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