Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral

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Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral
Cathedral of the Holy Saviour
Catedral de Jerez.jpg
Location Jerez de la Frontera
Country Spain
Denomination Roman Catholic
History
Dedication Holy Saviour
Architecture
Status Active
Architectural type church
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
Reference no.

RI-51-0000498

Official site

Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral is a Catholic church located in Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, southern Spain. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Asidonia-Jerez. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931.[citation needed]

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Built in the 17th century, it is a mix of Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical 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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