Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral

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Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral
Cathedral of the Holy Saviour
Location Jerez de la Frontera
Country Spain
Denomination Catholic
History
Dedication Holy Saviour
Architecture
Status Active
Architectural type Cathedral
Style Gothic
Baroque
Neoclassical
Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral
Native name
Spanish: Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera
Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral is located in Spain
Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral
Location of Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral in Spain
Location Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Coordinates 36°40′55″N 6°08′28″W / 36.682007°N 6.141089°W / 36.682007; -6.141089Coordinates: 36°40′55″N 6°08′28″W / 36.682007°N 6.141089°W / 36.682007; -6.141089
Official name: Catedral de Jerez de la Frontera
Type Non-movable
Criteria Monument
Designated 1931[1]
Reference no.

RI-51-0000498

Official site

The Cathedral of San Salvador is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Asidonia-Jerez in Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, southern Spain. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931.[1]

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Built in the 17th century, it is a mix of Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassicist style. It was elevated to the rank of cathedral in 1980.

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Inside

The cathedral is on a central plan with a nave and four aisles of uneven height. The building is supported externally by normal and flying buttresses and crossing the transept is a dome.

The interior houses a Virgin Mary by Francisco Zurbarán, and a late 15th-century Gothic Crucifix (named Cristo de la Viga).

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