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  • Address: Plaza de San Ignacio, Málaga, Andalucia 29008, Spain
  • Hours: Daily 7am–12pm, 6pm–7:30pm

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Sacred Heart Church (Sagrado Corazon) Tours

Tucked away down a tiny side street in the cramped alleyways of Málaga’s historic center, the Church of the Sacred Heart was funded and built in Neo-Gothic style in 1920 by an order of Jesuits monks. Designed by revered local architect Fernando Guerrero Strachan — he was known as ‘the Gaudí of Málaga’ and the monumental city hall is also his work — the basilica has an eye-catching façade in soft biscuit stone, topped with two spires and covered in Gothic-style tracery. An ornate rose window sits above the spiky arches of the main doors.

The interior of the church is relatively plain, with three aisles lined with tiny chapels and all topped with soaring vaulted roofs. On either side of the massive Neo-Gothic main altar are paintings of the martyrs St Ignacio de Loyola and St Francisco de Borja, and the narrow stained-glass windows are by the renowned firm Mauméjean from Pau in France; they feature scenes from the lives of the saints.

Practical Info

Admission is free, and open daily 7am–12pm, 6pm–7:30pm. For transportation, take EMT bus no 36 to Carretería on Plaza Nueva or walk through the pedestrianized streets of the old city.

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Private Tour: Half-Day Historical and Cultural Málaga, Malaga, null

Private Tour: Half-Day Historical and Cultural Málaga

Explore Málaga with this unique tour to discover the essence of our city in 6 hours. In this experience, in addition to visiting the most emblematic ...  Read more

Location: Málaga, Spain
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $161.45
Malaga Bike Tour, Malaga, City Tours

Malaga Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 55 Reviews

There's no better way to see the main sights and discover the history of Malaga than on a bike tour! You’ll have fun, enjoy the fresh air and learn ...  Read more

Location: Malaga, Spain
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $28.83

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