Catedral Santa María de la Huerta

Top choice cathedral in Tarazona

This magnificent cathedral dates from the 13th century but was much modified in later centuries. It reopened in 2011 after 30 years of restoration work (still ongoing), which has uncovered previously hidden treasures. The cathedral's French-Gothic origins are evident in the vaulting and pointed arches of the nave; Mudéjar influences permeate the intricate masonry of the tower and dome; Renaissance artwork adorns the Capilla Mayor; and the baldachin over the exterior main portal is a flight of baroque fancy.

An audio-guide (€1.50) is worth the investment to understand the fascinating detail of the art and architecture. The adjoining cloister has ample displays on the meticulous restoration project.

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