Cáceres Cathedral

Cáceres, Spain

The Co-Cathedral of Cáceres was erected in the 15th century in a Gothic style, with the main portal following the Romanesque architectural tradition. The main 16th-century retablo, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin, was carved by Roque Balduque and Guillen Ferrant. The interior has notable artworks and sculptures, including a San Pedro de Alcantara by Enrique Pérez Comendador.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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David OMalley (38 days ago)
Small cathedral that punches above its weight. Wonderful Gothic vaults and a unique alter piece. The climb up the tower is worth it for the great views over Caceres. It also features a nice museum with an impressive array of pieces of religious art. Keep an eye on the floor, which contains many grave markers of past church benefactors.
Nani A (3 months ago)
The local cathedral in Cáceres also known as Santa Iglesia Concatedral de Santa Maria was closed when I went to visit (August lunchtime). Nevertheless, the simplicity of its Gothic exterior adorned with gargoyles, was a joy to admire. Construction on the cathedral began in the 13th century and was completed in the 16th.
Jesper Carvalho Andersen (11 months ago)
This beautiful 15th century, gothic Santa Maria Co-Cathedral in Caceres has an impressive Renaissance altarpiece in cedar wood by Roque Balduque.
Tony Ball (5 years ago)
Beautiful church, ok audio tour
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