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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  • Church that not known, deserves to be seen on site. Almost disproportionate size, but proportioned and beautiful
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  • Very showy Cathedral on the outside, perfectly illuminated at night. We take the Sunday mass to see it free.
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  • This Cathedral is a Renaissance with Baroque touches. It is the work of Andrés de Vandelvira in the 17TH century. It is striking the vaults of pañuelo"and columns must enter into the sacristy and the Capitular Hall
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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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