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Church of Santa Maria del Mar of Salou

Carrer de l'Església, 26
Church of Santa Maria del Mar <br /> Salou.Costa Dorada 3

This temple is the oldest in the city, was originally a modest chapel of worship registered guild of sailors who, since the mid-eighteenth century exclusively caring tasks and fishing port, was blessed on October 31, 1776. It was a single nave and bell tower for use by sailors. In 1936 he was sacked and destroyed their altars, sacred images and furniture. In 1950 it was restored and enlarged with a long cross and a semicircular chapel after the header. The bell tower has a rectangular body under and over two octagonal. 

Above the doorway is a niche with a modern image of the Virgin. On its cover shield highlights the guild of fishermen. The interior with unusual murals by Josep Maria Güell made between 1954 and 1966, and decoration of the baptistery, a mural depicting a fragment from the scene of the allegory of baptism; scene of the expulsion of Adam and Eve in Paradise , a fragment of the representation of Adam and Eve that was done by the painter Joan Garriga in 1964. 

The visiting hours of the church are:
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: from 9.30 am to 12 h
  • Saturdays: from 6:30 pm to 8 pm
  • Sundays: from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm and from 6.30 pm to 8 pm
You can also attend Masses throughout the year, in Spanish and in Catalan. Until April 29, the schedules of Masses are:
  • Saturdays and vigils: 20:00 h Mass in Catalan
  • Sundays and holidays (precept): 10 am Missa in Spanish. 11 am Mass in Catalan. 7:00 pm Mass in Catalan
  • Monday to Friday: 10 am Mass in Spanish.

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