Cathedral of La Merced
Founded in 1605 and converted into a Cathedral in 1953. Especially noteworthy
are the elegant façade, the carving of Christ of Jerusalem and
the fine image of Our Lady of La Cinta, Patron Saint of the city, attributed
Church of San Pedro
15-16th century. Built over the remains of an earlier Mudéjar mosque,
the church has modificatons in Baroque style, including the tower, from
a later period. It isthe oldest church in the city.
Church of La Concepción
First constructed in the 14th century and rebuilt in 1755 after the Lisbon
earthquake, this seems to have been the first church in Spain to have
been consecrated in the name of the Inmaculada de la Concepción.
It houses paintings by Zurbarán, and retains richly decorated choir
Sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de la Cinta
The Sanctuary stands at the end of the long, shady Conquero Walk and was
visited by Columbus, an event portrayed in traditional "azulejo"
tiles by Daniel Zuloaga.
At Punta del Sebo, at the opposite en of the city, stands the Columbus
Monument, by the American sculptor Whitney.
With sections of Archaeology and Fine Art. Extensive collection of items
relating to Tartessian civilisation and representative of dolmen sculpture.
Examples of painting from different periods and in different styles, but
especially of work of Vázquez Díaz.
Queen Victoria Workers' Quarter
Teraced houses built in English by the mining concern Río Tinto Co. Ltd.
in 1917 for their workers. Each block of houses has particular architectural
details which make it different from the others. The complex is in the
process of being officially designated a monument of historical interest.
Monastery of La Rabida
8km from Huelva, the monastery stands on a hill which was known in ancient
times as Saturn's Rock. The Phoenicians erected an altar here to the god
Baal, and the Romans a temple to the goddess Proserpina. It was converted
into a Franciscan convent at the beginning of the 15th century. In Gothic-Mudejar
style, it has magnificient frescos of the period by Vázquez Díaz.