San Sebastián Cathedral

cathedral in Spain

The San Sebastián Cathedral (also known as Cathedral of the Good Shepherd)̠ (Basque: Artzain Onaren katedrala, Spanish: Catedral del Buen Pastor de San Sebastián) is a cathedral in San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain. It is the seat of the suffragan Diocese of San Sebastián and under to the Archdiocese of Pamplona y Tudela.

Good Shepherd Cathedral of San Sebastián
Artzain Onaren katedrala
Catedral del Buen Pastor de San Sebastián
AffiliationRoman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusCathedral
LeadershipMons. José Ignacio Munilla Aguirre[1]
Year consecrated30 July 1897
LocationSan Sebastián, Spain
Geographic coordinates43°19′0″N 1°58′53.4″W / 43.31667°N 1.981500°W / 43.31667; -1.981500
Architect(s)Manuel de Echave
Architectural typeChurch
Architectural styleGothic Revival
Groundbreaking1888 (1888)
Construction cost1 500 000 pesetas
Direction of façadeNW
Length90 metres (300 ft)
Width43 metres (141 ft)
Width (nave)14 metres (46 ft)
Height (max)25 metres (82 ft)
Spire height75 metres (246 ft)

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  1. Obispado de San Sebastián. "Obispo" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2010-12-15. Retrieved 2010-12-05.

Bibliography change

  • Murugarren, Luis (1996). Catedral de El Buen Pastor. Donostia-San Sebastián, 1897-1997. San Sebastian: Kutxa Social and Cultural Foundation. ISBN 84-7173-288-2.

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