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San Juan Bautista Cathedral

Calle Jose Lopez Prudencio 2, 06002 Badajoz, Spain
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2 days in Badajoz

Great old church that is still in great shape.I believe that masses are still served there. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
south6
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Lafayette, Louisiana
Visit the historic centre of Badajoz.

This Cathedral who has being built into the “Gothic period” and is dating from the 13th century, on... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Hans G
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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Calle Jose Lopez Prudencio 2, 06002 Badajoz, Spain
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great old church that is still in great shape.I believe that masses are still served there. It was opened in 1276. I did not go in because it was closed at the time, but the Tourist office said that it was a must see,

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This Cathedral who has being built into the “Gothic period” and is dating from the 13th century, on the outside, the cathedral was built in the form of a fortress to keep it safe during the continuous wars from which the city has suffered allot....More

Thank Hans G
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

There's many great free churches you can go to in Europe.. This one isn't really worth an admission however it's one of the best examples in Badajoz.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Open for only limited hours, this cathedral evokes ages past with its side chapels and huge choir in the middle of the nave. Hoi poloi worshipers are relegated to the sides.

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

We arrived at the Cathedral late morning. My wife went in, paid and was told she had to leave in 10 minutes max.. We arrived five minutes later and were told to **** off.

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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Althrough, this church architecture is different from others, the structure is still beautiful and worth to visit. This place is also famous for Badajoz people where most celebration events are arranged here.

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Reviewed 31 May 2015

We thought that this was a very gloomy cathedral and rather disappointing in its own way. The exterior facade is interesting and some of the interior columns and vaulting is good to look at. However, it's just not that nice to look at apart from...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2012

The Badajoz San Juan Bautista Cathedral is located at Calle de José López Prudencio, 2. The church is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist (San Juan Bautista). The outside of the Cathedral resembles a fortress because this was where the populace took refuge during the...More

5  Thank BennyMalaga
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