Cathedral of Jaca, Jaca

Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Cathedral of Jaca was the first Romanesque cathedral built in Aragon, and is one of the oldest on the Iberian peninsula. Its current appearance is the result of additions and modifications mainly made between the 15th and 18th centuries. Gaze up at the vaulted ceiling and admire colorful frescoes. Visit the Chapel of Santa Orosia and study paintings that depict the life of the cathedral's patron saint. The cathedral also houses the Diocesan Museum, which boasts a fine collection of religious art from hermitages and churches that are part of the Diocese of Jaca. A visit to Cathedral of Jaca represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Jaca trip builder app to plot your vacation.
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  • The cathedral of St Peter in Java was ordered by Ramiro I, first king of Aragón, and built by Sancho Ramirez, the second. The original building dates from the eleventh century, and there are elements....  more »
  • On a clear day in October, with nearly no traffic, I was stopped by Huesca Police for no apparent reason. After a long delay and their discovery that was was in a rental car that was to be returned.....  more »
  • Of course every city in Spain has at least one church/cathedral of impressive status, but I would say that this one is worthy of taking time over. Also called the cathedral of San Pedro, it is a...  more »

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