Contact details

Plaza Cardenal Belluga, 1
30001  Murcia  (Murcia)
http://www.diocesisdecartagena.org
http://www.murciaturistica.es
Tel.:+34 968216344

Location

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 Sep 01 to Jun 30
  • From Monday to Saturday

    From 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Sunday
    From 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • From Jul 01 to Aug 31
  • From Monday to Friday

    From 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM From 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 7:00 AM to 1:15 PM From 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Prices

  • Admission free

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