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Extremadura Sights

Santa María de Gracia Cathedral

  • Pl. de Santa María s/n Map It
  • Cáceres
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 06/07/2014

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This Gothic church, built mainly in the 16th century, is now the town cathedral. The elegantly carved high altar, dating from 1551, however, is barely visible in the gloom. Follow the lines of pilgrims to the statue of San Pedro de Alcantara in the corner; legend says that touching the stone figure's shoes brings luck to the pilgrims, and the shoes are shiny from all the caressing. A small museum in the back displays religious artifacts.

Sight Information


Pl. de Santa María s/n, Cáceres, 10003, Spain

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Sight Details:

  • €1
  • Weekdays 10–2 and 4:30–8, Sat. 9:30–12:50 and 4–6:15, Sun. 9:30–11:50 and 5–6:15 (closes one hour later at end of afternoon May–Sept.). Times may vary on Sat. because of weddings

Updated 06/07/2014


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