Benidorm San Jaime Church (Iglesia de San Jaime y Santa Ana)

Tourist information and guide to San Jaime Church (Iglesia de San Jaime y Santa Ana), Benidorm, Costa Blanca...

San Jaime Church (Iglesia de San Jaime y Santa Ana) is a blue-tiled domed roof of the 18th century Parish church. It is dedicated to the patron saint of Benidorm and is set at the very top of the Old Town on a hill called Canfali. Built between 1740 and 1780, neoclassical style, the church is situated near the Viewpoint Canfali above the old town.

In November they celebrate the major holidays of Benidorm in honor of St. James and Our Lady of Suffrage, one of the most important acts of these parties is the staging of the discovery of the Virgin produced in 1740.

The recent restoration has renovated the building envelope and the frescoes of the vault. Visitors may seea statue of the Virgen del Sufragio inside the church, the well-loved patron saint of Benidorm.

The Virgin has her own small chapel containing the little wood sculpture which, as the story goes, was found on a boat adrift on the high seas.

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