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Temple of Nuestra Señora de las Angustias

Cuenca (Cuenca)GPS: 40.08000183105469, -2.1300199031829834
The Virgin’s solace

The current church was built on top of the 14th century chapel, which was in turn extended in the second half of the 18th century in a project by José Martín de Aldehuela.

The chapel of the Virgen de las Angustias is located in a raised level area in leafy woodland, looking out over the gorge of the river Júcar which makes for a beautiful and romantic picture-postcard as well as a privileged view.

The people of Cuenca know it as the Chapel of Distress (la Ermita de las Angustias). The Virgen de las Angustias has a great following in Cuenca, she is the patron saint of the Cuenca diocese and it is traditional to comfort the virgin in her pain on Good Friday.


From 9am to 7pm in winter; from 9am to 10pm in summer.
Bajada de las Angustias, s/n

Bajada de las Angustias, s/n
Santuario de Nuestra Señora de las Angustiasmas
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