"Catedral de Granada" Catedral de la Annunciacion Tip by MM212

Catedral de la Annunciacion, Granada: 54 reviews and 122 photos

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La Catedral de Granada was built in the early 16th century to rival Moorish achievements in the city and to re-impose Christianity after eight centuries of Moslem rule. This grand Renaissance Gothic cathedral is richly decorated and deliberately designed to resemble a triumphal arch, commemorating the triumph of the Catholics over the Moors. Not surprisingly, it was built on the site of a Moorish mosque, Mezquita Aljama.

Address: Gran Vía de Colón / Plaza de las Pasiegas
Phone: + 34 958 22 29 59

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  • Updated Oct 17, 2006
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