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Contact details

Plaza del Buen Pastor s/n
20005  San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa  (Basque Country)
b.auzmendi@organobuenpastor.org
http://turismo.euskadi.net/arte-y-cultura/
Tel.:+34 943455123
Tel.:+34 943464516

Location

Autonomous region:
Basque Country

Province/Island:
Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa

Gipuzkoa

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Description

Church dedicated to the Buen Pastor (Good Shepherd)

This church is the city’s largest, built in neo-Gothic style.

It is located on Ensanche de Amara, and is the work of Basque architect Manuel de Echave. The church covers an area of 1,915 square metres and was inaugurated in 1897. It was designated cathedral in 1953. It has a symmetrical, rectangular floor plan, in Latin cross formation with three naves, transept and presbytery. It is built in sandstone from the Monte Igueldo quarries and has a wealth of decorative elements such as stained glass windows (by Juan Bautista Lázaro), gargoyles, pinnacles, etc. Inside there is a very spacious crypt, while outside, its tower measures 75 metres in height, built by Ramón Cortázar. The high altar is dedicated to the Buen Pastor. It is home to statues of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, San Antonio, Santa Teresa and the Sagrado Corazón.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Neo-Gothic

Historic period:
19th century

Setting:
Santa María and San Vicente Churches. San Telmo Museum, an old Dominican convent.

Practical information

Schedule

From Monday to Sunday
From 08:30 to 12:30
From 17:00 to 20:00



Prices

Admission free

Map


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