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CHURCH OF SANT RAFAEL


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The building of Sant Rafael's church is supported by thick walls and buttresses, which allowed the locals to take refuge invasions Turkish and Berber pirates

Atop the viewpoint of Sant Rafel, about 130 meters above sea level, the church of Sant Rafael, which highlights the bell-shaped pyramidal tower and a small dome is erected. From the top of the lookout a beautiful view of the city of Ibiza and the coast is obtained. The church was built between 1786 and 1793, it consists of a single nave and six side chapels addition to the said bell tower with curved shapes (unique on the island).

The building is supported by thick walls and buttresses, which allowed the locals to take refuge invasions Turkish and Berber pirates The rectory is attached to the temple. Opposite him observe a bust of the priest and Ibizan historian Joan Marí Cardona (1925-2002), one of the most illustrious figures in the recent history of the island by the artist Pedro Hormigo

SCHEDULE Usually open from 9 am to 9 pm. Mass schedule in autumn and winter: Monday to Saturday at 19.30 pm and Sunday at 18. Mass schedule in spring and summer: Monday to Saturday, at 20.30 pm, and Sunday, at 19

HOW TO GET Sant Rafel is located in the middle of the road between Eivissa to Sant Antoni. When entering the village, whether they come from Eivissa as if they come from Sant Antoni, must turn left at the first corner and go up the street that leads to the temple