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Palencia Cathedral

  • Palencia Cathedral © Junta de Castilla y León

    Palencia Cathedral © Junta de Castilla y León

  

Category

Cathedral

Date

14th-16th centuries

Style

Gothic
Plaza de la Inmaculada, s/n.
34005 Palencia
Palencia, Castile-Leon
Palencia

Telephone+34 634874259

E-mailinfo@catedraldepalencia.org

Websitehttp://catedraldepalencia.org

The construction of Palencia Cathedral, known as “the undiscovered beauty”, began in the 14th century on the site of the crypt of San Antolín, and was completed in the 16th. Its exterior is in the flamboyant Gothic style and there are flamboyant Gothic, Isabelline, Plateresque and Renaissance styles in the interior. The floor plan has three naves with a transept and ambulatory, flanked by five small apses. All the vaults of the temple are ogival. Highlights of the Renaissance altarpiece in the Main Chapel include the paintings of Juan de Flandes. The retrochoir is in the Plateresque style and its altarpiece is the work of the painter Jan Joes. The interior of the cathedral houses the sarcophagus of Queen Doña Urraca and the tomb of Doña Inés de Osorio. Of particular note in the Cathedral Museum are a diptych by Berruguete and a San Sebastián by El Greco.

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May 01 to Oct 31

Monday to Friday

10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Does not close at midday

6:35 PM to 7:30 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Does not close at midday

6:45 PM to 7:30 PM

Public holidays

Does not close at midday

4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Nov 01 to Apr 30

Monday to Sunday

10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Does not close at midday

6:45 PM to 7:30 PM

Rates

 

General: €5

Groups: €3

Reduced: €3

Children: Free admission

Disabled persons: Free admission

Entrada gratuita: martes por la tarde

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