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Granada Cathedral

One of the greatest masterpieces in Renaissance architecture

Built upon the site of the Great Mosque

Burial place of the Catholic Monarchs, the Royal Chapel. The Cathedral was constructed after the conquest of the Nasrid kingdom. It is here where Isabella and Ferdinand chose to be buried because they deemed their defect of Muslim Nasrid kingdom was their most important accomplishment.



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The main chapel encapsulates the greatness of this building. The dome of the main chapel is decorated with beautiful stained glass, sculptures and paintings by Alonso Cano.

It has three very beautiful doors: Ecce Homo, San Jerónimo and El Perdón, the latter with excellent bas-reliefs of Faith and Justice. The main façade is Baroque, and the choir stalls are Plateresque.

The side chapels contain excellent altarpieces and paintings. There is an exhibition of the cathedral treasure is on display in the old chapter house, and there are also items on display in the sacristy and the Cathedral Museum. The Inmaculada by Alonso Cano is especially noteworthy .Information and tours

Tomb of the Catholic Monarchs, in the Royal Chapel

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