Almería Cathedral

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Almería Cathedral
Catedral de la Encarnación de Almería
Iglesia catedral de la encarnación.jpg
Foreshortened view of the Almería Cathedral
Basic information
LocationAlmería, Spain
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church
Architectural description
Architectural typechurch
Architectural styleGothic, Renaissance
Groundbreaking1524
Completed1562

The Cathedral of Almería (Spanish: Catedral de Almería), in full the Cathedral of the Incarnation of Almería (Spanish: Catedral de la Encarnación de Almería), is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Almería, Andalusia. It is the seat of the Diocese of Almería.

Description[edit]

The cathedral was built in Gothic and Renaissance architectural styles from 1524 to 1562. Its last bell was built in 1805.[1]

It is considered Bien de Interés Cultural and was declared as a Monumento histórico-artístico perteneciente al Tesoro Artístico Nacional by the decree of the June 3, 1931.[2]

On March 21, 1969 the cathedral was used as a scenery for the American film Patton.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Llop i Bayo, Dr. Francesc. "Inventario de campanas de las Catedrales de España. Santa y Apostólica Iglesia Catedral de la Encarnación". Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Ministerio de instrucción pública y bellas artes" (PDF). Gaceta de Madrid (in Spanish). Boletín Oficial del Estado (155): 1881–1886. 4 June 1931.
  3. ^ Pino, Eduardo (27 March 2015). "Cuando rodaron Patton en la plaza de la Catedral". La Voz de Almería (in Spanish). Retrieved 22 June 2017.

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Coordinates: 36°50′19″N 2°28′02″W / 36.8387°N 2.4672°W / 36.8387; -2.4672