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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  • Unknown to many for its lack of promotion but one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Spain Undoubtedly
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  • Beautiful Cathedral!! Spectacular view on the outside square where there are always lots of people to enjoy, and the entrance is seen as almost mandatory for such beauty of the place. Inside it captivatively anyone also with the size it has and the decoration
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  • It's the cathedral of my city. The Cathedral of the Assumption is a jewel of the Renaissance, by Andrés de Vandelvira.
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  • The most beautiful cathedral I have been to, and i have seen a lot. Is strange how unknown this place is. Jaén, is definitely worth it. Parking close-by.
  • Marvellous cathedral in the old part of the town, definitely worth a visit. In winter or summer.
  • Medieval cathedral, amazing place and history
  • Outside is amazing, also the inside is worth a visit. The price was around 4€ for students to go inside and you get an audio guide in different languages. Would recommend.
  • Example of the Andalusian Renaissance. The cathedral is home the Holy Veil, which according to tradition was used by Saint Veronica to wash Christ’s face.
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