Cathedral of Granada

Cathedral of Granada, Granada Overview

Built during the reign of Queen Isabella in the 16th century, the Granada Cathedral reflects the wealth and historical power of the Spanish. It is the perfect example for Spanish Renaissance style architecture. With beautiful white and gold interiors, this is one of the must visit destinations in Granada.

The Cathedral of Granada is also known as the Cathedral of the Incarnation. It is a Roman Catholic church located in the city of Granada and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Granada. Built by Queen Isabella, this church is built on the site of the mosque right after Granada was conquered by the Catholics. It is one of the masterpieces of the Spanish Renaissance style with beautiful facades and impressive interiors. It has a rectangular base with five naves and two towers. The left tower is called the San Miguel tower. There is a series of Corinthian columns in the main chapel. There is a vault which houses a number of stained glass windows. The facade is made stunning with a triumphal arch with canvas and portals. It also has three pillars crowned by arches.

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