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Places of interest nearby
Catedral de la Natividad de Nuestra Señora
It was built on the old mosque, located in the Plaza de Santa Maria.
It is a beautiful temple of XVI century Renaissance style (although the lower body of the minaret tower dates from the eleventh century). It was declared of Cultural Interest in 1931.
Although Renaissance, Gothic pillars stands on the oldest (the building's construction began in this style).
Today is the International Headquarters of the Universidad Antonio Machado.
This beautiful building from the late fifteenth century, is one of the best examples of Elizabethan Gothic style manifested mainly in the facade of buildings.
The of this palace is richly decorated with diamond tips, Mozarabic, bows, shields, etc.. You can also see Mudejar influences.
From Ibero-Roman city of Castulo, was taken in the sixteenth century to its current location. He is an outstanding archaeological monument symbolizing the transfer of the functions of capital and bishopric from Castulo.
Santa Maria Fountain
Located in a privileged location, between the cathedral and the Seminary of San Felipe Neri, a step away from the Church of the Holy Cross and the Old University, is one of the most emblematic of the historical baezano. A break in this place will provide an spectacular view of the square of the same name.
It was created in the second half of the sixteenth century by the Renaissance architect Ginés Martínez, also in charge of the project to supply water to the city.
Puerta de Jaén
It was one of the best fortified gates of the city walls. Although it was dismantled by order of Elizabeth I in 1476 (16 years before the conquest of the last stronghold of the Kingdom of Granada) remains one of the three original arches and a watchtower in front of which can still be spotted outside a beautiful shield of Kings Catholics.
At present it has raised a memorial statue of the Society of the Two Hundred Ballesteros of St. James, who defended the city in the same tower.