Granada Cathedral

cultural property in Granada, Spain

Granada Cathedral (also called Cathedral of the Incarnation) is a cathedral in Granada, Spain. It is a Roman Catholic cathedral and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Granada. The site was once the center of Muslim Spain.[1] In 1532 the Archbishop of Granada laid the cornerstone for the cathedral.[2] The cathedral features a large number of paintings by the artist, sculptor and architect Alonso Cano.[1]

Granada Cathedral
Catedral de Granada
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Granada Cathedral
LocationGranada, Spain
CountrySpain
DenominationRoman Catholicism
Architecture
StyleRenaissance, Baroque
Groundbreaking1526
Completed1561
Inner view.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Elizabeth Nash, Seville, Cordoba, and Granada: A Cultural History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), p. 233
  2. Amy G. Remensnyder, La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), p. 171

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Coordinates: 37°10′34″N 3°35′56″W / 37.176°N 3.599°W / 37.176; -3.599