Cathedral of Teruel, Teruel

3.8
#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Teruel
Experience the architecture and decor of a 12th-century cathedral at Cathedral of Teruel. See one of the oldest and best-preserved Mudejar bell towers in Spain, built in three sections, decorated in ceramic tile, and topped with an octagonal lantern from the 17th century. One of the most notable features of the cathedral is the ceiling, called the Sistine Chapel of Mudejar art. Built in the 13th century, the wooden ceiling is ornately decorated with hunting scenes, religious themes, vegetation, geometric designs, and Moorish inscriptions. In 1986, UNESCO declared the tower, wooden ceiling, and dome of the cathedral the joint Mudejar monuments of the city. Plan your Cathedral of Teruel visit and explore what else you can see and do in Teruel using our Teruel day trip planning app .
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  • It is not a very big cathedral but very beautiful. And then specially the everything above you. The wooden carved ceiling is exceptional. It is really worthy of a visit. For 5€ you can get in the...  more »
  • Unusual cathedral very different from the "normal" Spanish cathedral and worth a visit because of this. The building is quite small (for a cathedral) and the ceiling and alters are outstanding.  more »
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