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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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My visit was related to a friend's marriage ceremony and this Cathedral makes it a memorable marriage ceremony venue. It has beautiful architectural designs inside and out and is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
mobydick38
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My visit was related to a friend's marriage ceremony and this Cathedral makes it a memorable marriage ceremony venue. It has beautiful architectural designs inside and out and is worth a visit even without a marriage!. The surrounding area has many similar beautiful buildings and small cafes, shops and restaurants too. Definitely on top of tourist attractions list.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not many British tourists venture up to Jaen, preferring Córdoba and Sevilla for their fine landmarks. Jaen is well worth a visit just for its outstanding cathedral architecture and tour. One of the best Spanish cathedrals we have visited.

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Thank Craig R
Bangkok, Thailand
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another superb historical monument. Every bit as impressive as Granada and quite possibly better. Not so much more to do in this city but well worth a stopover en route from Granada to Cordoba.

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Thank Andy G
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful cathedral with an opportunity to climb part way up for impressive views. Use the handset for a personal guided tour. Allow plenty of time for parking during peak season.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stunning interior with bags of history. Visited during corpus Christie weekend so cathedral was closed to sightseers for most of the day. Viewing gallery on the first floor was closed but still really enjoyed visit.

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Nerja
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We spent a couple of hours in this incredible cathedral. To give you an idea of its size, buy a postcard of the town of Jaen. And please don't forget to take the stairs to the uppermost floor. The view of the interior and the exterior is amazing.

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Senglea, Malta
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This is a beautiful, very large cathedral, with a very unusual central piece full of carved chairs and steps. There are many decorated altars and statues, as one would expect, but there is also access to the upper floors with various rooms and views of the city. It is worth tagging along to a guided tour as the gentleman who... More 

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Thank Denis F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

I am spending the Easter holiday in Jaén with family and friends. I took the chance to visit the cathedral and it really is amazing, especially at this time of year. The cathedral is massive, much larger than the cathedrals back home in Scotland. I had the chance to see some processions as it is Semana Santa here in Spain!

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Thank Ben R
Kilkenny, Ireland
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

This cathedral is stunning and is located in a lovely part of spain, the people are very friendly, the cathedral is a must see.

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Thank steven w
Jaen, Spain
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Building on the Cathedral began in 1492 and was finished in 1802. The five carved choir stalls are amazing, carved with images from the Old Testament and Martyrs. There is a Museum below the Cathedral with vestments, carvings, sculptures, chalices and more. It is well worth a visit if you are in Jaen.

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