Flavours of Spain

Guadix - Part 4


Guadix Cathedral Museum


This is an interesting small museum attached to the cathedral. It contains a collection of C16th to C18th religious paintings as well as statues.

Guadix Cathedral Museum

Guadix Cathedral Museum    Guadix Cathedral Museum
                                        St Anthony of Padua                                                           St Joseph       

There are historical documents including royal permits and papal appointments from the C16th to C20th.

Guadix Cathedral Museum

Guadix Cathedral Museum

There are beautifully embroidered bishops robes.

Guadix Cathedral Museum

There are monstrances, chalices and crosses.

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As well as host boxes and small shrines.

Guadix Cathedral Museum

Guadix Cathedral Museum  Guadix Cathedral Museum

Perhaps the highlight of the collection are the two reliquaries of St Torcuato, made to house the relics of the saint given to the cathedral when it was built. The beautiful arm reliquary was designed with openings on the front and back. The smaller reliquary held part of his jaw.

Guadix Cathedral Museum  Guadix Cathedral Museum

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