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Contact details

Plaza de España s/n
06002  Badajoz  (Extremadura)
www.turismobadajoz.es
Tel.:+34 924224981

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Badajoz

Badajoz

Description

From the outside, the cathedral was built in the form of a fortress to keep it safe during the continuous wars suffered by the city. Its construction was begun after the conquest of Badajoz by King Alfonso IX in the 13th century. The building is topped by battlements and has a high square tower, with large windows at the second level. It has three entrance doors; the main one is that of San Juan Bautista, topped by the image of the saint. Inside, it has a basilica ground plan with three naves in five sections, transept and sanctuary with three apses. Roof with Decadent Gothic arches.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
13th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Oct 01 to Mar 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 11:00 to 13:00
From 17:00 to 19:00



From Apr 01 to Sep 30
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 11:00 to 13:00
From 18:00 to 20:00



Prices

General: €1

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