Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral

Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

The Jerez Cathedral is a beautiful building from the 17th century which combines Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical styles and stands above the earlier Great Mosque of Jerez and the old Church of El Salvador.

The chapels of La Inmaculada, El Sagrario and Las Ánimas stand out inside, the latter dedicated to the famous Cristo de la Viga, from the 14th century.

The bell tower, which is outside, was possibly built over the minaret of the old mosque of Jerez de la Frontera.

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Founded: 17th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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L M (11 months ago)
Wonderful, simply! Grand, loaded with bas-reliefs and supporting arches, ancient, very spacious, rich, with a permanent exhibition of sacred art. I stayed for more than an hour and it was not enough to leisurely see all the interior, the icons, the saints statues and the exhibits. As a reward, at the end, we also had a wonderful organ concert. Unforgettable.
Ishra Ella Noor (12 months ago)
My husband and I stayed at an Airbnb very close by and admired the cathedral every day. Unfortunately, there were weddings at the time we wanted to take a walk through tour so we were not able to view the inside of the cathedral. At night the structure is illuminated beautifully. No need to buy your ticket in advance.
Steve Mann (13 months ago)
Large cathedral in a prominent position in Jerez. Audio guide tour of the cathedral, which takes you round the various points of interest. As Christians, we're quite up with religious jargon but even we struggled to know what was being referred to in some areas, so I'm sure anyone not knowing might find themselves lost as to what was what. Lots of icons, religious paintings, carvings, etc, which I guess you'd expect in a cathedral of this magnitude but we felt God was sidelined in favour of Mary. Staff helpful and friendly and tower nextdoor is good for a panoramic view of the city, although you don't get to go right to the very top.
Susan Ackerman (13 months ago)
Really enjoyed the audio tour, hearing the history of this beautiful place. A couple of places were cordoned off due to Semana Santa but not many, still lots too see, and great views from the old tower
hopperado (14 months ago)
A walking distance from Jerez Alcazar, so a natural place to visit next. Ticket price covers also a visit to the external tower, yet views from the top far from breathtaking.
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