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Buen Pastor Cathedral

  • Exterior of the cathedral of El Buen Pastor. Donostia-San Sebastián © Turespaña

    Exterior of the cathedral of El Buen Pastor. Donostia-San Sebastián © Turespaña

  

Category

Cathedral

Date

Siglo XIX

Style

Neo-Gothic
Plaza del Buen Pastor s/n
20005 San Sebastián
Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa, Basque Country
Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa

Telephone+34 943464516 - +34 943455123

E-mailb.auzmendi@organobuenpastor.org

Websitehttp://www.turismo.euskadi.eus

Church dedicated to the Buen Pastor (Good Shepherd).

This church is the city´s largest, built in neo-Gothic style.

It is located on Ensanche de Amara, and is the work of Basque architect Manuel de Echave. The church covers an area of 1,915 square metres and was inaugurated in 1897. It was designated cathedral in 1953. It has a symmetrical, rectangular floor plan, in Latin cross formation with three naves, transept and presbytery. It is built in sandstone from the Monte Igueldo quarries and has a wealth of decorative elements such as stained glass windows (by Juan Bautista Lázaro), gargoyles, pinnacles, etc. Inside there is a very spacious crypt, while outside, its tower measures 75 metres in height, built by Ramón Cortázar. The high altar is dedicated to the Buen Pastor. It is home to statues of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, San Antonio, Santa Teresa and the Sagrado Corazón.

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Monday to Sunday

8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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Jul 24, 2019 to Jul 28, 2019

Festival

Auditorio Kursaal - San Sebastián
San Sebastián International Jazz Festival. Jazzaldía

A concert by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with the Orfeón Donostiarra (San Sebastián Choral Society), in the 74th San Sebastián Music Fortnight © Quincena Musical de San Sebastián

Aug 1, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019

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San Sebastián Music Fortnight

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Aug 10, 2019 to Aug 17, 2019

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Grand Week (Semana Grande)

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Sep 20, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019

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Auditorio Kursaal - San Sebastián
San Sebastián International Film Festival

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