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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Malaga, Spain
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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47 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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27 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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