Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza, Siguenza

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Home to the "Sacristy of the Heads," Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza was erected in the 12th century. In the sacristy, 304 effigies watch over El Greco's painting of the Annunciation. Take a close look at the door to the room adorned with the effigies of female saints, where you'll find a hole cut into the wood that allows cats to pass through. Guided tours introduce you to works by some of the Spain's finest artists of the Medieval period, which include golden altars, sculptures, and paintings. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Catedral de Santa Maria de Siguenza by using our Siguenza trip maker tool.
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  • Cathedral is a jewel, perfectly restored. Tombs and stained glass windows are magnificent. Through the visit one can measure the importance of archbishops in medieval era.  more »
  • Well worth a visit we also went to the Christmas day service. The Cathedral is a short walk down cobbled streets from the hotel. We were lucky to see lots of stalks sitting on the roof resting on...  more »
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