Catedral de San Nicolás
he concathedral church of San Nicolás de Bari is one of the cathedral headquarters of the diocese of Orihuela, together with the Cathedral of the Savior of Orihuela. It is located in the Plaza Abad Penalva. It was built on the remains of a mosque, in Herrera's Renaissance style. Sober in its external appearance, its current construction was carried out between 1616 and 1662, although its cloister, older, dates from the fifteenth century and was originally made in Gothic style. It is known of the existence of a hermitage already in the thirteenth century, as it was testimony in 1265 of the meeting of Jaime I with the bishop of Barcelona, Arnau de Gurb, and ecclesiastical personalities of Alicante to prepare the conquest of Murcia and suppress the Muslim insurrection The until then collegiate church was elevated to the rank of cincatedral in 1959, since then sharing the cathedral headquarters with the Holy Cathedral Church of the Savior of Orihuela.