The Cathedral of Santa Maria of Caceres
The Cathedral of Santa Maria is the most important temple of Caceres.
It was built between the XV and XVI on a previous
XIII century building.
There are two Gothic facades and a Renaissance tower
of three bodies and a rectangular base. On the outside is the statue
San Pedro de Alcántara made in 1559, and has the reputation of
give luck to the person that touches the foot, hence its brightness.
The interior of the Cathedral of Santa Maria is divided into three
naves and highlights its sixteenth-century altarpiece dedicated to the
Assumption of the
In the sacristy of the Cathedral of Santa Maria there is the Museum of the
Cathedral where sacred vessels, images and other
sacred objects of worship are exhibited.
Opening hours of the Cathedral of Santa María of Cáceres:
October to the first sunday of may:
From the second week of may to september:
Every day from 10h to 13h and from 17h to 19h15
Ticket price of the Museum of the Cathedral de Santa María of Cáceres:
General admission to the Museum: 1 € (free entrance to the Cathedral)