Contact details

Calle Serrano Sanz, s/n.
19250  Sigüenza, Guadalajara  (Castile-La Mancha)
turismo@siguenza.es
http://catedraldesiguenza.es/
Tel.:+34 949347007

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-La Mancha

Province/Island:
Guadalajara

Guadalajara

Description

A cathedral with the appearance of a military fortress.

The cathedral is Romanesque in origin, with Gothic elements and Renaissance ornamentation added at a later date.

Construction began in the 12th century on the orders of Bishop Bernardo de Agén; however, work continued until the 16th century. The church has three naves, a main chapel with an ambulatory and a dome. Its chapels include particularly the chapel of San Pedro with a wrought iron grille by Juan Francés; the Anunciación chapel, with Mudéjar details; and the San Marcos chapel. Los Arces chapel contains the mortuary statue of Martín Vázquez el Doncel, an exceptional work dating from the late 15th century. In the south-facing wall of the presbytery you will find the Gothic-style tomb of Bishop Alonso Carrillo de Albornoz, Cardinal of San Eustaquio, as well as that of the knight Gómez Carrillo de Acuña and his wife.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
12th century

Setting:
Diocesan Art Museum, castle, the Doncel House, the Humilladero shrine, the Arcediano House, parish church of Santa María.

Practical information

Schedule

From Tuesday to Sunday
From 09:30 to 14:00
From 16:30 to 20:00

Closing days: Monday

Prices

Admission free

Services

Guided tours

Map


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