Ourense Cathedral

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Ourense Cathedral
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South wing of the cathedral with its octagonal lantern tower
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic
DistrictOurense
Location
LocationOurense, Galicia, Spain
Geographic coordinates42°20′11″N 7°51′46″W / 42.336444°N 7.862861°W / 42.336444; -7.862861Coordinates: 42°20′11″N 7°51′46″W / 42.336444°N 7.862861°W / 42.336444; -7.862861
Architecture
Architectural typechurch
Architectural styleMainly Gothic
Completed1220

Ourense Cathedral (Catedral de Ourense or Catedral do San Martiño) is a cathedral in Ourense, Spain. It was founded in 550. It was made a Heritage site of Spain in 1931. It is mainly in the style of Gothic architecture. Building the cathedral was completed in 1220.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • José Manuel García Iglesias (ed.): La Catedral de Ourense, Laracha 1993, ISBN 84-86614-68-6 (Spanish)
  • José Camón Aznar. La escultura y la rejería españolas del siglo XVI. Summa Artis. Historia general del arte. Vol. XVIII. Espasa Calpe, Madrid 1961. (Spanish)

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