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Ceuta Cathedral

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Location  Ceuta
Functional status  Active
Province  Seville
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Number of towers  2
Architectural type  Cathedral
Ceuta Cathedral
Address  Plaza de África, 9, 51001 Ceuta, Spain
Diocese  Roman Catholic Diocese of Cádiz y Ceuta
Architectural styles  Renaissance architecture, Baroque architecture, Neoclassical architecture
Similar  Monte Hacho, Isla de Santa Catalina, Playa de la Ribera, Arab Baths, Casa de los Dragones

The Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption (Spanish: Catedral de Santa María de la Asunción) is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Spanish city of Ceuta located in a small exclave on the north coast of Africa.

The cathedral is a 15th-century structure, built on the site of a sixth-century Christian church. There have been considerable additions to it since its construction, and its most notable external feature today is its neoclassical entrance. Other notable features include a Renaissance black marble portal and a baroque altar in the chapel of Santísmo.

The cathedral contains works of art dating from the 17th century to the present day.

References

Ceuta Cathedral Wikipedia


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