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Address: Plaza de Africa, Ceuta, Spain
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+34 956 51 77 71

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Catedral de Santa Maria de la Asuncion - The Ceuta Cathedral

Following the conquest of the city by Portugal in 1415, the construction of the cathedral on the site of an old mosque was started. By 1672 this building was in such bad repair it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2014
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Hamilton, Canada
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Estepona, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

. The most interesting thing about this cathedral is the number and size of the weddings. The outside is fairly ordinary, just painted pink and white, and the interior is not of great interest either, just painted white and grey. The nearby church of Our Lady of Africa rather outshines it with its glorious gold-leaf interior. But the weddings! The... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

As in Ceuta sites, the cathedral is not overly large, but it is still very granduer and conveniently located amoung other sites and very much worth a visit inside. As well the archeological site on the side of the building is worth a few moments to view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Following the conquest of the city by Portugal in 1415, the construction of the cathedral on the site of an old mosque was started. By 1672 this building was in such bad repair it was closed and by 1735 the present building had been constructed. The chancel had to be rebuilt in 1900 after part of it collapsed and between... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

Worth doing. The cathedral is very well located and reflects a history of the area. I was quite impressed with the life-sized statues.

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