San Mateo Church

Cáceres, Spain

San Mateo Church was built on the top of the ruins of an ancient Arab mosque, which is cited in a document dating back to 1345. It was rebuilt and completed in the 16th, 18th and 20th centuries.



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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Rafael Morales (5 months ago)
A must see for this very well preserved gem. It is also in the heart of the monumental center. Declared a historical-artistic monument since 1982. As I read, it was built in the 16th century on a site where there was previously a mosque and another Christian church later. Without a doubt it must be included in visits to Cáceres.
A very beautiful church, with a style similar to the co-cathedral but a little smaller. Admission is free
Antonio Villegas (7 months ago)
Built in the 16th century on an old mosque. Its façade looks more like the entrance to a castle, it has on its left side a tower that ends in a bell tower and under which is the considered oldest clock in the city, originally belonging to the Bujaco tower, since this church is high, and the bell tower could be heard striking the hour. Also notable is the interior, in Gothic style and where the tombs of the city's noble families are located.
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Jacobo HH (16 months ago)
Begun in the 16th century, the Church of San Mateo is a religious temple of Catholic worship dedicated to Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist, located in the monumental complex of the city of Cáceres, in the province of the same name, in Spain. Since 1982 it has been declared a Historic-Artistic Monument.
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