Located on Calle Cristo , the Plaza derives its name from the Cathedral located at its north end. Originally the Plaza ... More
Plaza de la Cathedral
Located on Calle Cristo , the Plaza derives its name from the Cathedral located at its north end. Originally the Plaza extended from the cathedral to the San Juan Gate. Its history is closely tied with that of the Cathedral and the Convent. In the second half of the 19th century, the Plaza was paved, and in the 1980s it was fully restored. Near the Plaza you can find the Hotel El Convento , a selection of restaurants, stores and museums.
We had come to visit the cathedral but there were not much to do in it. So instead, we looked around in the Plaza. It is a nice spot for photos, there is this weird tree near children's museum, a guy playing guitar and that lovely hotel.
This beautiful, single storey church is rectangular in layout with a vaulted dome and the typical side chapels in pure
Renaissance style. The most noteworthy features on the outside are the Salomonic columns and the frontispiece over the fore ...
A fine example of 18th century Ecclesiastic architecture, the facade is full of columns, niches and other baroque embellishments, in
contrast to the asymmetry of the spires. Close to the sea and dominating one of the main squares within ...