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Catedral del Buen Pastor

Catedral del Buen Pastor
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The Buen Pastor Cathedral is the biggest religious building in San Sebastián occupying a prominent complex in the centre of the city together with the Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre and the post office. The Buen Pastor Cathedral 75-metre high tower rises in the shape of a needle that can be seen from almost every part of San Sebastián. The Neo-Gothic cathedral was built by architect Manuel Echave and opened in 1897. It was built in sandstone ashlars from Monte Igeldo quarry like many of the city buildings. Source: http://tourism.euskadi.eus/en/cultural-heritage/buen-pastor-cathedral/aa30-12375/en/