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Baeza is located in the province of Jaen, 48 km away from the capital, and it was declared as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2003.

In this amazing place you will enjoy waking through its stoned streets and admiring the beauty of the buildings that create its amazing cultural legacy.

Below you can read about the must-see in Baeza so you can discover the wonders it has to offer during your visit.

Baeza Cathedral

It is the Renaissance symbol in Baeza, it was raised between XI and XVI centuries; during this period it was used as a Roman temple and as a mosque, until Fernando II gave it the cathedral character. Different architectonical styles, like Gothic or Morisco, are present in the temple.

At the cathedral square you can admire the Fuente de Santa María, the Casas Consistoriales, the Cathedral Museum and the Antiguo Seminario de Felipe de Neri.

Iglesia de Santa Cruz and Palacio Jabalquinto

The Iglesia de Santa Cruz dates of the XIII century and it has a Romanic style. As this is not very common in Andalucía, the church is considered one of Baeza masterpieces.

The Palacio de Jabalquinto is the location of the International University Antonio Machado. Is has a Gothic style, and its imposing façade can be seen at Plaza de Santa Cruz.

Plaza del Pópulo

At Plaza del Pópulo, the Arco de Villalar and the Puerta de Jaén stand out. In this area you can discover the history of the city at the Baeza Museum and, of course, the Torreón Puerta de Úbeda.