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Granada Cathedral



  • Façade of Granada Cathedral

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Granada Cathedral


Contact details

Gran Vía de Colón, 5
18001  Granada  (Andalusia)


Granada Cathedral


Timetables

 Monday to Saturday
 10:00 to 18:30

Public holidays and [sunday]
 15:00 to 18:00

Granada Cathedral


Prices

General: €5
Groups: €5
Students: €3,50
Children: Admission free
Sunday
Admission free Previa cita concertada en www.archidiocesisgranada.es

Granada Cathedral


Services

Audio guide, Guided tours, Shop.

Granada Cathedral


Description

Granada Cathedral is considered to be Spain's first Renaissance church. The light filtering through the stained glass windows and the effect it has on the white colour chosen to decorate the church's interior will astound you. The colour was chosen for its symbolism of purity and for being the most appropriate for a church. The Chancel is covered by a large hemispherical dome decorated with stained glass, sculptures and paintings by Spanish artist Alonso Cano. The chancel has a circular layout with the faithful surrounding the altar. The standout piece in the Cathedral Treasure is the ‘Easter Candlestick', sculpted in wood and with gilded decoration on a white marble background. The Cathedral Treasure is on display in the former Chapterhouse, the Vestry and the Cathedral Museum. The statue of La Inmaculada by Alonso Cano is especially noteworthy in the Vestry.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Renaissance

Historic period:
18th century, 16th century