Jaca Cathedral

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Cathedral of Saint Peter the Apostle of Jaca
Catedral de San Pedro Apóstol
Puerta lateral San Pedro de Jaca.jpg
Side entrance of the Cathedral of Jaca
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusCathedral
LocationJaca, Spain
Geographic coordinates42°34′13.8″N 0°32′56.8″W / 42.570500°N 0.549111°W / 42.570500; -0.549111Coordinates: 42°34′13.8″N 0°32′56.8″W / 42.570500°N 0.549111°W / 42.570500; -0.549111
Architectural typeChurch
Architectural styleRomanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance
Groundbreaking11th century
Completed12th century

Jaca Cathedral (also known as Cathedral of St Peter the Apostle), is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Diocese of Jaca. It is in Jaca, Huesca, Spain.

This is the first Romanesque cathedral built in Aragon (1070s-early 12th century). It is one of the oldest cathedrals in the Iberian peninsula.

References[change | change source]

  1. Archbis. Jesús Sanz Montes is the Apolostic Administrator since January 2010.[1]
  2. Ministerio de Cultura de España, Iglesia-catedral de San Pedro, (R.I.)-51-0000627- 00000, 03-06-1931.
  • Bartal, Ruth (1987). "The Survival of Early Christian Symbols in 12th Century Spain". Principe de Viana (48): 299–315.
  • Moralejo Alvarez, Serafín (1979). "La sculpture romane de la cathédrale de Jaca. État des questions". Les Cahiers de Saint-Michel de Cuxa (10): 79–106.

Other websites[change | change source]

In Spanish