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Jaen Cathedral

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Address: Plaza Santa Maria, Jaen, Spain
Phone Number: 953234233
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Great and beautiful. One of the few cathedrals in Spain fully made during the Renaissance. Take a guidance where you are explained the details of architecture.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Alicante, Spain
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Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Great and beautiful. One of the few cathedrals in Spain fully made during the Renaissance. Take a guidance where you are explained the details of architecture.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The carved stone (vs stucco) ceiling was distinctive. A unique feature was the "Santo Rostro" / Veronica image of Christ on a cloth and the balcony around the upper stories of the cathedral which permitted the display to massess of pilgrims inside and out of the cathedral. The polychrome wood sculpture by Cornejo were quite stricking as was the large... More 

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Melilla
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It is the most impressive landmark in Jaen while you are approaching it.At the square you can see all the details of the façade and the beautiful architecture. It used to have free entrance,but nowadays it is more than 5€ as far as I am concerned,because I have never paid to get in.

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Gibraltar, Europe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I had to sit and admire this building during the day and then in the evening when it was lit up. Inside was beautiful but they only had Spanish Audio tours which was a pity for me, I am not complaining because I was in Spain, it just would have been nice to hear more about the building,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

An impressive cathedral in the very center of the city. While walking through the narrow streets in the old town, you all of the sudden arrive to a big beautiful square with the huge cathedral in the middle. It has unique architecture and all the building around it are antique with colored flowers in the balconies. Totally recommend to visit... More 

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Alhaurin de la Torre, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

what a sight, archetectually stunning both outside and in. well worth a visit. quite a lovely setting, within a few minutes walk from good parking

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The museum staff where very friendly and although unable to speak English they were very helpful and determined that we should enjoy are vist.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

What a fabulous, Atmospheric place and only me and 2 others in it the whole time. Hidden gem in a busy city, great history !!!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

There's not a heck of a lot to attract a visitor to Jaen and that is shame because this building is worth a day's trip of anyone's time. Jaen is a poor region of Andalucia and that means very poor. My wife and I visited the capital following a couple of days in Baeza and Ubeda. We arrived on a... More 

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We made a half-day trip to Jaen from Granada to see the cathedral. This magnificent building dominates the city. It was well worth a trip! Amazing architecture. We've visited on Sun and were lucky to enter just before the mass. There was no admission fee on that day, but no audio guides as well. When in Jaen, do make sure... More 

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