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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Jennifer Squires (5 months ago)
We only saw from the outside at night. What a beautiful place
Sadie Kelly (5 months ago)
Mea culpa. I'm not religious. Went in with others who wanted to visit. Am shocked by a 6€ price tag (altho, to be fair this price also included a visit to the tower and another church). However, having just spent 5€ visiting the Alcazar and finding that much more interesting I was bound to be ticked off by this.
Brendan Melia (6 months ago)
Really nice church. Will not take long to walk around
Charmaine Bugeja (6 months ago)
A combination of gothic, baroque and neoclassical architecture.... amazing place. Worth visiting even just for the Zurbarán painting of the meditative madonna as a child.
Steven Samuel (8 months ago)
Fantastic cathedral with a brilliant history. Spent nearly 2 hours walking round this amazing place.
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