Getafe Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de La Magdalena) is a Roman Catholic church located in Getafe, Spain. The edifice was a church for most of its existence, before becoming a cathedral in 1991 with the establishment of the Diocese of Getafe.
|Native name |
Spanish: Catedral de La Magdalena
The Baroque high altar
|Architect||Alonso de Covarrubias, |
Juan Gómez de Mora
|Architectural style(s)||Renaissance, Baroque|
|Official name: Catedral de La Magdalena|
The church, designed by Alonso de Covarrubias and Juan Gómez de Mora, was begun in the 16th century and finished in 1770. The bell tower, dating to a pre-existing edifice from the mid-14th century, is in Mudéjar style, while the rest of it is predominantly Renaissance or Baroque.
- Sánchez González, Martín (1989). De Alarnes a Getafe. Getafe: Ayuntamiento de Getafe. ISBN 978-84-505-8587-2.
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