Contact details

Calle Serrano Sanz, s/n.
19250  Sigüenza, Guadalajara  (Castile-La Mancha)
catedral@siguenza-guadalajara.org
http://www.lacatedraldesiguenza.com/
Tel.:+34 619362715
Tel.:+34 949347007

Location

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 AM to 02:00 PM From 04:30 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Closing days: Monday

Prices

  • Admission free

Services

Guided tours

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