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Procathedral of Santa María de la Asunción

  • Partial view of the Pro-cathedral of Santa María de la Asunción, illuminated © Junta de Extremadura

    Partial view of the Pro-cathedral of Santa María de la Asunción, illuminated © Junta de Extremadura





13th-18th centuries


Plaza de España s/n
06800 Mérida
Badajoz, Extremadura

Telephone+34 924317054


Built over a Visigoth church

This church contains remains dating from the 13th century, and was built between the 17th and 18th centuries.

The building was raised on a previous Roman-Visigoth church, and is divided into three naves by square pillars. The doorway giving on to the square has a main section with lintels, crowned by a niche containing the image of Nuestra Señora de la Guía. On the interior are the tombs of the Master Don Alonso de Cárdenas and the Dukes of Roca. The east façade is in the Neoclassical style.

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Church can only be visited during hours of worship.



Free admission


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«Bacantes» © Festival Internacional de Teatro Clásico de Mérida

Jul 1, 2022 to Aug 21, 2022


Roman Theatre in Mérida - Mérida
Mérida Classical Theatre Festival

Meeting of the Religious Brotherhoods with the Cristo de la O in the background © Ayuntamiento de Mérida

Apr 2, 2023 to Apr 9, 2023

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Easter Week in Merida

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To be confirmed 2021


Centro Cultural Alcazaba - Mérida
Unreleased Film Festival

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