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There is a sculpture of Saint Christopher, Patron Saint of Havana, which dates from 1632 and was made by Martín de Andújar Cantos in Seville, Spain. The cathedral contains a number of sculptures, paintings and frescoes. The flying arches, the dome over the transept or the orange roof tiles cannot be seen from the square. Beachtet, dass es in der Regenzeit von Mai bis Oktober am Nachmittag häufig starke Regenschauer gibt. Der Fußboden besteht aus weißem und schwarzem, italienischen Marmor. Die spanischen Texte sprechen daher einfach von der Kathedrale von Havanna. Die drei Fresken in der Kathedrale zeigen das letzte Abendmal, Jesus übergibt Petrus den Schlüssel zum Himmelreich, sowie die Aufnahme in den Himmel. It is located in the Plaza de la Catedral on Calle Empedrado, between San Ignacio y Mercaderes, Old Havana. Die Umbaumaßnahmen endeten erst nach seinem Tod im Jahre 1832. One can see fossilized marine fauna and flora in the stone walls as the Cathedral is, as many buildings in Havana are, constructed out of blocks of coral. Die Front der Kathedrale von Havanna könnt ihr ganztägig gut fotografieren. Allerdings brachten die Spanier erst weit nach Baubeginn die Gebeine aus der Kolonie Santa Domingo nach Kuba, denn sie verloren diese 1795 an Frankreich. Die Kathedrale ist der Sitz des Erzbischofs von Havanna. Ebenso porträtierte er viele einflussreiche Bewohner Havannas. Above the altar are three fading frescoes by Italian artist Giuseppe Perovani, a neoclassical artist who was commissioned by Bishop Juan José Díaz de Espada y Fernánez de Landa of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Cristóbal de la Habana to paint three scenes: The Delivery of the Keys, The Last Supper and The Ascension. Three columns…. Im Siebenjährigen Krieg besetzten britische Truppen für 11 Monate Havanna, wodurch der Kirchenbau erstmals pausierte. Ebenfalls befanden sich die Gebeine von Kolumbus in dieser Kathedrale, bevor die Spanier diese 1898 nach Sevilla überführten. History Swamp for Jesuits. https://www.britannica.com/place/Cathedral-of-Havana, Latin American architecture: Seventeenth- and 18th-century architecture in Ecuador, Colombia, and Cuba. Deine E-Mail-Adresse wird nicht veröffentlicht. The central arches of the nave are buttressed by eight stone flying arches located above the side aisles on the exterior of the cathedral as can be seen in the section. Drei Kirchenschiffe formen eine barocke Basilika, die 34×36 Meter groß ist. Nach nochmals 21 Jahren war auch die Finanzierung geklärt. Deshalb fand erst 1748 die Grundsteinlegung statt. [8][b] It has a central nave, two side aisles and eight side chapels. Platz 1 - in unserem großen Test der Kuba Reiseführer. Eventually the diocese was elevated to the Metropolitan See of Sancti Christophori de Habana, San Cristobal de la Habana on 6 January 1925. The diocese again lost territory on 20 February 1903 when the dioceses of Pinar del Río and Cienfuegos were erected, and then again on 10 December 1912 upon the erection of the diocese of Matanzas. The plaza is located on the site of a swamp that was drained and used as a naval dockyard before the cathedral was built. Architektonische Gebäude, Heilige & religiöse Stätten. Echevarría, and then transformed by the first bishop, José de Tres-Palacios—is a strong example of Baroque architecture. [a], In 1796, after the Peace of Basel was signed and Spain ceded most of Hispaniola to France, the remains of Columbus were moved and laid to rest in the Havana Cathedral's Altar of the Gospel. Infos für Touristen und Besucher von Kuba. Stichwörter: havanna alt stadt architektur gebäude historische besuch besucher sehenswürdigkeit kathedrale kirche beliebt platz restaurant hauptstadt kubanisch kuba havana old habana city town architecture buildings historic historical visited visitors tourist attraction cathedral church popular place square capital cuban cuba Vom Balkon des Museo de Arte Colonial (Museum für koloniale Kunst) habt ihr den besten Blick auf den Platz und die dahinterliegende Kathedrale. Dieser gilt als Schutzpatron der Reisenden und der Seeleute. Von 1981 bis 2016 hatte dieses Amt Jaime Ortega inne. The cathedral once held remains of Christopher Columbus. Ebenfalls aus Italien stammen die Skulpturen und die Goldarbeiten des Hauptaltars. Kathedrale San Cristóbal? Über uns – Wer steckt hinter dieser Kuba-Seite? In 1727 plans to build a church, convent and collegium were approved and the project began to take form. Erst nach sechs Jahren erhielt die größte Kirchengemeinde Havannas das Gotteshaus. Zudem empfing Ortega drei Päpste in Havanna. Old Havana, with its narrow streets and overhanging balconies, is the traditional centre of part of Havana's commerce, industry, and entertainment, as well as being a residential area. Diese malte 1810 Giuseppe Perovani. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. The Archdiocese encompasses 7,542 square kilometres (2,912 sq mi) and has two suffragan dioceses, Matanzas and Pinar del Río. Auch bei Sonnenaufgang und Sonnenuntergang gibt es kein Gegenlicht, dann gelingen durch das warme Licht besonders gute Fotos. O ne of the most prominent historical buildings in Cuba is Cathedral of Havana. Nur drei Jahre später besuchte Papst Franziskus die Kathedrale. …to be restored was the Cathedral of Havana, the church of Havana’s patron saint, San Cristóbal (St. Christopher); it was constructed in the 18th century by the Jesuit order. There were 23 permanent deacons and 79 men-religious and 348 women-religious. Sein Nachfolger Juan José Díaz de Espada y Fernández de Landa, kurz Bischof Espada genannt, war mit der Inneneinrichtung der Kathedrale nicht einverstanden. The architectural details of the facade are similar to those of the San Carlos and San Ambrosio Seminary which is part of the same ecclesiastical complex. Contemporary Havana can essentially be described as three cities in one: Old Havana, Vedado, and the newer suburban districts. 2.011 Bewertungen.