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Contact details

Calle Mayor s/n
03300  Orihuela, Alicante - Alacant  (Valencia)
touristinfo@orihuela.net
http://www.orihuelaturistica.es
Tel.:+34 965300638

Location

Autonomous region:
Valencia

Province/Island:
Alicante - Alacant

Alicante-Alacant

Reservations


Description

The Gothic church of Orihuela

Orihuela has had a cathedral since 1564, when the city was granted its bishopric.

El Salvador Cathedral is Orihuela’s most important parish church. It was built on the site of the Aljama Mosque in the first third of the 14th century. It is in Gothic style and was made a cathedral in 1564 when the city was granted its bishopric. It has a Latin cross floor plan and three access doors: Las Cadenas and Loreto, which are Gothic, and La Anunciación, in Renaissance style. The Museum of Religious Art is also in the cathedral. It is home to major works, including “The Temptation of Saint Thomas” by Velázquez.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
14th century

Setting:
Miguel Hernández House, Santas Justa y Rufina Church, Santiago Church.

Practical information

Schedule

From Tuesday to Friday
From 10:00 to 14:00
From 16:00 to 18:30


Saturday
From 10:30 to 14:00




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