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Jaen Cathedral

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you get the opportunity to visit Jaen Cathedral then don't miss it! It is a wonderful example of the Renaissance style. The works of art are fabulous and the interior decor is wonderful. A walk up the tower is worth the effort for the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Donna M
Reviewed June 26, 2019

The cathedral is renaissance style, and huge, and dominates the square. Well worth a visit if you are in Jaen.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank HistorianMom
Reviewed April 1, 2019

If you are planning a holiday in Andalusia you might haven´t thought of going to Jaén. If that´s the case, it would a pity: this inland province has many points of interest: natural parks, some historical towns full of rich heritage and a unique cathedral...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

Beautiful Historic Cathedral, well worth the visit. Centrally located in the bustling city of Jaen, Andalucia , Spain

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John A
Reviewed January 3, 2019

The Roman Catholic Assumption of the Virgin Cathedral was built in the middle of the 13th century in Renaissance-style on top of the ruins of a former mosque. The church was damaged and rebuilt on numerous occasions during the following two centuries. In the16th century,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Its unique facade is astonishing. A rare example of cathedral with balconys all around it. The cathedral was built after a design by Andrés de Vandelvira between the 16th and 18th centuries.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Very crowded when we visited but still worth the time. It is good to be with a guide so you have access to the upstairs rooms which look down into the centre of the cathedral

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Great looking building but not as decorated an interior as anticipated.but well worth the visit. There is no access to the towers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few gems Jaén has to offer. Definitely recommended if you ever find yourself in Jaén.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Spectacularly large and a classical Spanish cathedral demonstrating the work of the stonemason- architect Vandelvira and which influenced similar cathedrals across the Spanish empire..

Date of experience: June 2018
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