Basílica Menor de Santa María

Basílica Menor de Santa María | Source: Texts: Ayuntamiento de Arcos de la Frontera. Photos: Destino Cádiz.

The Basilica Menor of Santa Maria is the biggest and the main Church of Arcos de la Frontera.

It was built between the 13th and 14th centuries on the remains of the old Arab Mosque, it mixes different styles. Outside, the facade is in the Gothic-plateresque style and the tower of the side façade is in the neoclassical style. The interior has a basilica plan, and standing out is the magnificent Gothic vault and you can also find Renaissance elements.


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