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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jaen Cathedral

Jaen Cathedral
Plaza Santa Maria, Jaen, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 55 things to do in Jaen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sønderborg, Denmark
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“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This cathedral is definitely worth a visit. I'm not sure I would recommend driving a long distance to get there, but it's without a doubt the top attraction if you're already in Jaén. As with other Spanish cathedrals, it is a mix of styles. Each successive time period left its mark, and you can see gothic, baroque and renaissance styles in the various chapels. My wife and I paid a small fee to use the audio guides, which greatly enhanced the experience.

Visited November 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Grande!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

+++Building very clean and in a good shape
+Reasonable entry price with audioguide (5 Euro/pax)
+Open all days
A must see when visiting Jaen!

Visited November 2013
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Cordoba, Spain
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Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The entrance to the catherdral cost 5 euros and included an audio guide which really helped to spot things you might other wise miss.

Visited July 2013
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Madrid
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Surprising”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

It is huge and plenty of art although it doesn't have many seats if you go to mass. It is a must if visiting Jaen.
It contains also memories of the dramatic Spanish civil war, many priest were assassinated during those times.

Visited June 2013
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Bath, United Kingdom
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“Lovely Cathedral, make sure you visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We loved our visit to the Cathedral, a gem in Jaén. Make sure you climb the steps to see the views at the top, a great picture of Jaén.

Visited April 2012
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