Styles

In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

Topics

In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

Audience

This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

El Salvador Cathedral

  • El Salvador Cathedral. Orihuela, Alicante © Turespaña

    El Salvador Cathedral. Orihuela, Alicante © Turespaña

  • Cloister of the cathedral of San Salvador. Orihuela, Alicante © Turespaña

    Cloister of the cathedral of San Salvador. Orihuela, Alicante © Turespaña

  

Category

Cathedral

Date

Siglo XIV

Style

Gothic
Calle Ramon y Cajal, s/n.
03300 Orihuela
Alicante - Alacant, Valencia

The Gothic church of Orihuela.

Orihuela has had a cathedral since 1564, when the city was granted its bishopric.

El Salvador Cathedral is Orihuela’s most important parish church. It was built on the site of the Aljama Mosque in the first third of the 14th century. It is in Gothic style and was made a cathedral in 1564 when the city was granted its bishopric. It has a Latin cross floor plan and three access doors: Las Cadenas and Loreto, which are Gothic, and La Anunciación, in Renaissance style. The cathedral also houses the Museum of Religious Art. It is home to major works, including “The Temptation of Saint Thomas” by Velázquez.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Tuesday to Friday

10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Saturday

10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Rates

 

General: €1

Reservations
Telephone: +34 966743627

Find tourist information in the surroundings

Calendar

Orihuela locals in costume parade through the town’s streets during the Moors and Christians festival © Rafa Pérez and others. Patronato de Turismo de la Costa Blanca

Jul 14, 2019 to Jul 20, 2019

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Orihuela
Moors and Christians celebrations in Orihuela. Fiesta of the Re-conquest

Penitents carrying candles during Easter Week in Orihuela © Rafa Pérez and others. Patronato de Turismo de la Costa Blanca

Apr 5, 2020 to Apr 12, 2020

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Orihuela
Easter Week in Orihuela

Discover the surroundings

Related contents

Services

spain is culture