Jaén Cathedral

Jaén Cathedral
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The Cathedral was built between the 16th and18th centuries based on the original project by Andrés de Vandelvira.

Its most interesting features are the sacristy and chapter room (Vandelvira masterpieces), the choir stalls, the upper galleries (a series of balconies unique in the Christian world), a relic of the Holy Face of Jesus and statue of Our Father Jesus, the side-chapel and the cathedral museum.

Jaén Cathedral Museum, this is situated inside the Renaissance cathedral, which has the historic-artistic designation. Contents: Sacred art (painting, sculpture, silverware, furniture, ornaments, choir books). There is an excellent altarpiece by Pedro de Machuca and an Immaculate Conception Triumphing over Original Sin by Sebastián Martínez.

When you buy a ticket to visit the Cathedral, not only are you helping with its upkeep, you can also visit the entire church, sacristy, chapterhouse, choir stalls and the old 'pantheon of the clergy', currently an exhibition of religious art.

From monday to saturday from 10 am. to 2:30 pm. and from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Sunday from 10 am. to 11:30 am. and from 4 to 7:30 pm. This cultural visit schedule may be modified. The ticket office will close 45 minutes before closing time.

Adults: €7 (includes audio guide and 360º glasses) Retired: €5 Young people: from 12 to 18 years old: €4 Children under 12 years: Free. Groups (minimum 20 people): €3.5

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Jaén Cathedral
Plaza de Santa María, s/n, 23002
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  • Accessible for handicapped
  • Historic building
Target audiences
Friends, deal, I travel alone, For families, Lgbti, Couples, young people, Seniors, Professional
Sacred (Museum), Cathedral (Monuments)
All year
1 hora 30 minutos
Open to visitors