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Contact details

Plaza Cardenal Belluga s/n
30001  Murcia  (Murcia)
http://www.diocesisdecartagena.org/es/inicio/diocesis/catedral.aspx
Tel.:+34 968221371

Location

Autonomous region:
Murcia

Province/Island:
Murcia

Murcia

Description

A 600-year-old construction.

Murcia Cathedral has many Renaissance and Baroque elements, although its interior is fundamentally Gothic.

Created in 1394 on the site of a former mosque. It was bishop Fernando de Pedrosa who placed the cornerstone. The interior is Gothic. The façade is Baroque and was built according to design by Jaime Bort. It has a 95-metre tower that took more than two hundred years to build with the involvement of many different architects, of whom Ventura Rodríguez stands out especially. Los Vélez Chapel is Flamboyant Gothic and has a vaulted ceiling with star-shaped skylights, while Los Junterones Chapel is in Renaissance style.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Baroque

Historic period:
18th century

Setting:
Jesús Church, San Esteban Church and College, Santa Catalina Church, La Merced Church, Episcopal Palace, Romea Theatre, Almudí Palace.

Practical information

Schedule

From Monday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 13:00
From 17:00 to 20:00




Prices

Admission free

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