Basilica of Angustias - One of the Most Beautiful Baroque Churches in SpainThe construction of the Basilica of Angustias began in 1617 under the supervision of Juan Luis Ortega.
It has a nave, transept, and chancel with eight sides. Its facade is flanked by two tall towers with pinnacles covered with tiles, and on the front there is an alcove that houses a "Pieta" by Bernardo and Jose de Mora.
Inside the Basilica of Angustias, there are shelves on which stand statues of the Apostles, the work of Pedro Duque Cornejo, as well as paintings by artists of the Baroque school of Granada, such as Juan Leandro de la Fuente, Ambrosio Martinez and Miguel Jeronimo de Cieza, and other retablos.
In the centre of altarpiece is the image of Our Lady of Sorrows. Originally this was a Soledad carving with arms close to the body and hands folded, without a blue tunic or mantle.
Opening Hours of the Basilica de las AngustiasThe Basílica is open on working days mainly for prayers, however visits are allowed in the morning from 12:30 to 13:45 and in the afternoon from 18:00 to 19:30. Please, be respectful.
Mass schedule (working days)08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 20:00 hours.
Holidays and Sundays08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 18:00 hours.
AddressBasilica Nuestra Senora de Las Angustias, Carrera del Genil s/n, Granada.
It is close to Puerta Real.
Telephone958 226 393
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