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  • Baeza cathedral seen from the Plaza de Santa María square

Baeza is an opportunity to see some examples of the finest architecture of the Spanish Renaissance. Its monumental site has been awarded the World Heritage designation by the UNESCO, along with neighbouring Úbeda.Read more...

It is also surrounded by extensive olive groves, as you can see from the spectacular views to be had from the viewing point on the Paseo de las Murallas. What to see Its buildings, palaces, churches and towers are splendid examples of the architecture of the Spanish Renaissance. It is definitely worth visiting the cathedral and the seminary of San Felipe Neri located in Plaza de Santa María square; and the Jabalquinto Palace, the old university and the church of Santa Cruz in Plaza de Santa Cruz square. Another key site is the Plaza del Pópulo square, with the Fuente de los Leones fountain in the centre. You'll also see the Antiguas Carnicerías and Escribanías Públicas buildings, the Villalar Arch and the Puerta de Jaén gate. From the square, a walk along the Paseo de la Constitución leads to other monuments such as the Balcón del Concejo, the Town Hall and the old church of San Francisco. Gastronomy The local cuisine has one star ingredient: pure olive oil, with the Sierra de Segura and Sierra Mágina Designations of Origin from Jaen. We suggest sampling dishes such as peppers stuffed with partridge, bull's tail in red wine from La Loma, stewed kid with pine nuts, and assorted recipes made with cod.


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Baeza


Baeza


Baeza


Baeza