Jaén Cathedral, Jaen

Though construction of Jaén Cathedral began in 1249, most of what stands today is from the 16th century. It is the home of important religious relics, such as the Holy Face of the Veil of Veronica. It is said that Saint Veronica used this cloth to wipe the face of Christ, and his image then became imprinted upon it. Pick up an audio guide and admire the adorned interior of the cathedral. On the lower floor, experience an impressive collection of religious art from over the centuries. Plan your Jaén Cathedral visit and explore what else you can see and do in Jaen using our Jaen itinerary planning website .
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  • Even though the Cathedral has no other more known spectacular if you have a very interesting Museum. It is worth for its distinct and peculiar style.
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  • A wonder of Renaissance. It is a pity that it is not listed as a world heritage site because it deserves
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  • Another lovely cathedral of Spain. I found this one quite unique as the ceilings had beautiful designs and character to them. It is well maintained and a beauty inside and outside. We went during a ma...  more »
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  • Nice and imponent! Inside beautiful!
  • Probably not well known as a cathedral. In fact nobody told us to stop by here, and we did as a pure coincidence. The cathedral is dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin and it's built in Renaissance-style. Notable safe and caveaux in the basement with lots of ancient reliques. Cathedral is quite nice, in comparison to the one of Granada, I much prefer this one. Entrance is €5, which I hope they will be immediately reinvested into conservation considering the condition there cathedral verse (e.g. windows broken that let the rain in).
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  • €5 Really?
  • The Cathedral more beautiful in the world
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