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Santander


Nuestra Señora de la Asunción Church-Cathedral


Contact details

Plaza del Obispo José E. Eguino s/n
39002  Santander, Cantabria  (Cantabria)
http://www.turismodecantabria.com/disfrutala/que-visitar/90-catedral-de-santa-maria-de-la-asuncion
Tel.:+34 942203000
Tel.:+34 942226024

Location

Autonomous region:
Cantabria

Province/Island:
Cantabria

Cantabria

Reservations


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Description

A church which took on great importance

The lower section of the church dates from the early 13th century. The upper section of the church dates from the 14th century, while the cloister dates from the 15th century, although they have seen major reforms.

The building has three naves with four sections. The sanctuary has three polygonal chapels. The cross vault has ogival vaults on cross-shaped pillar columns. The cloister is square with pointed arcades. There is no decoration. The inside houses the mausoleum of Menéndez Pelayo, designed by Victorio Macho.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
15th century, 13th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Monday to Friday
From 10:00 to 13:00
From 16:00 to 19:00


Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:00
From 16:30 to 20:00


Public holidays
From 08:00 to 14:00
From 17:00 to 20:00
Santísimo Cristo church: 1 July to 31 August, 8am-1pm and 4-8pm. 1 September to 30 June: 8am-1pm and 5-8pm.



Prices

Admission free

 

Services

Free guided tours in July and August, every 30 minutes, from 10 a.m.
 

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