unfinished church with no roof in Biniamar

Stop and take a picture of this unifinished church in the middle of Biniamar

Because of his bonds to Biniamar and Selva, former prime minister of Spain, Antonio Maura Montaner, raised funds for the village to build a new a bigger church to replace the existing village church of Santa Tecla.

However, in 1909, Maura was held responsible for an execution of a leader of a rebel group in Catalonia, and forced to leave his position. Immediately after, all projects of his was discarded, just like the new church here in Biniamar.

Today, the unfinished church is used for sports and cultural activities.

Church services in Biniamar is held in the church of Santa Tecla.

How to find the unfinished church in Biniamar


Biniamar is a cute little village with a big heart. Biniamar is an old industrial mining area, which is evidenced in the may limestone ovens attached to properties all over the area, some of which has been declared cultural heritage monuments. Biniamar is mainly popular amongst cyclists, walkers and holidaymakers looking for a more isolated base in domestic settings.

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