Catedral Santa María de la Asunción de Ceuta

Catedral Santa María de la Asunción de Ceuta (or St. Mary of the Assumption), the city’s main cathedral, was built on the site of a mosque converted to a place of Christian worship in the 15th century, after the Portuguese conquest. That initial cathedral was declared a ruin in the 17th century, and was rebuilt and much altered over the years, with a final restoration in the 1720s. Architecturally it resembles the Cathedral of Cádiz on mainland Spain. The adjacent museum has a collection rich in Baroque-period art and sculpture.

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