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Jaen Cathedral

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Address: Plaza Santa Maria, Jaen, Spain
Phone Number: 953234233
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An amazing and imposing building in the most awe inspiring spot with views of mountains. Jaen is a beautiful town and very undiscovered by tourists. It's the real Andalucia and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

An amazing and imposing building in the most awe inspiring spot with views of mountains. Jaen is a beautiful town and very undiscovered by tourists. It's the real Andalucia and part of the real Spain. Just driving there is a joy.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Good tour with Audio Guide, lots of interesting features. They close up at 2pm, just be careful you don't get locked in.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very imposing Cathederal in a small city. Went for mass which was a little disappointing very quick. There is a beautiful organ in the church but there was no music or choir.

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Jaen, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

One of the most beautiful Cathedrals I have ever visited. Rennaissance style. It was constructed by Andrés de Vandelvira.

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Jaen, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Exquisite-typical of other gothic European cathedrals, but definitely worth a long visit. Numerous altars throughout the interior. On the Sunday of our visit the "paso" or float constructed for the Feast of Corpus Christi was displayed-breathtakingly beautiful. I very much disliked that you have to pay to enter-except on Sunday if you attend mass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The art collection in the crypt is outstanding and if you continue up those stairs past the ground floor you reach a gallery that runs all the way around the nave and offers wonderful views, both internal and external. All this plus a Baroque masterpiece or several in the main body of the cathedral.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Usual Cathedral, with some good architecture and interesting 'choir'. Reasonable entry fee of €2 for 'older' people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We can see the twin bell towers from a distance as we drove through acres of olive orchards. This cathedral is massive from afar and more so close up. It is highly recommended stop on the way to Granada or Malaga.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

So much to see inside, well worth the admission they charged. As an added bonus, we got to hear the choir rehearsing the entire time we were there...really added so much to the overall atmosphere while we toured. The outside of the church really grabs you, with a large plaza in front, but the inside is full of wonderful sights... More 

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

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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