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Contact details

Gran Vía de Colón 5
18001  Granada  (Andalusia)
visitacultural@catedraldegranada.com
www.catedraldegranada.com
Tel.:+34 958222959

Location

Autonomous region:
Andalusia

Province/Island:
Granada

Granada

Description

Renaissance church

Diego de Siloé found the perfect way of combining a Renaissance dome with a Gothic floor plan. He joined the circular and basilica ground plans, which earned him the recognition of his fellow architects at that time.

The main chapel encapsulates the greatness of this building. The dome of the main chapel is decorated with beautiful stained glass, sculptures and paintings by Alonso Cano. It has three very beautiful doors: Ecce Homo, San Jerónimo and El Perdón, the latter with excellent bas-reliefs of Faith and Justice. The main façade is Baroque, and the choir stalls are Plateresque. The side chapels contain excellent altarpieces and paintings. There is an exhibition of the cathedral treasure is on display in the old chapter house, and there are also items on display in the sacristy and the Cathedral Museum. The Inmaculada by Alonso Cano is especially noteworthy.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Renaissance

Historic period:
18th century, 16th century

Setting:
Royal Chapel, Monastery of San Jerónimo, Monastery of Santa Paula.

Practical information

Schedule

From Oct 15 to Mar 14
From Monday to Saturday
From 10:45 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:00


Public holidays and Sunday
From 16:00 to 19:00


From Mar 15 to Oct 14
From Monday to Saturday
From 08:30 to 18:00

Public holidays and Sunday
From 16:00 to 20:00


Prices

General: €4

Services

In-house publications
Specialist shop
Guided tour

Map


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