Cathedral of Granada
The full name of the Cathedral of Granada is Holy Church Metropolitan Cathedral of the Incarnation of Granada and is one of the summits of the Spanish Renaissance.
The construction of the Cathedral of Granada was commissioned by the Catholic Monarchs and the works lasted from 1529 to 1537. Although the Cathedral was begun in the Gothic style the architect was changed during the project so the approach was modified towards a Renaissance aesthetics to make the Cathedral of Granada one of the maximum examples of Renaissance purism in Spain.
The Cathedral of Granada is rectangular and has 5 naves staggered in height, being the central nave the highest. Stressesinside the Chapel, the most important place of the temple, composed of Corinthian columns, a splendid dome and praying statues of the Catholic Monarchs.
The baroque facade elements were introduced in 1664, when it was reformed.
Opening Hours Cathedal of Granada:
Ticket Price Cathedral of Granada:
General admission: 3,50 €
All times and ticket prices are approximate. To confirm times and fares see the official sites.