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|Everybody knows the fantastic Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain). Nevertheless, there are other cathedrals in this region which are very beautiful and interesting. This cathedral presents various styles. The outside is constructed in Renaissance style.(Sorry about my incorrect English).||05/27/2006||388|
|The Cathedral which I have sent is one of the biggest churches in the world, and a jewell oh the Renaissance´s Architecture, as it was financed by Carlos I, the emperor of Spain in order to be buried under the coppola of this Cathedral. |
P.S.: Sorry about my defficent English speaking.
|This wonderful cathedral is a magnificent example of the ancient Kingdom of Aragon, and it is actually one of the best cathedrals of Spain. Its pinacles, towers and arches are really impressive. This cathedral is the best reason, more important than beaches, to visit the Balearic Islands.||05/26/2006||463|
|When the visigothic Kingdom of Spain was surrended by Moors invaders (year 711), the northern zone mantained its independence. Soon, appeared the christian kingdom of Asturias, which capital, Oviedo, was a splendorous court where it was constructed this cathedral, started in IX c. and finished in XV c. in Gothic style.||05/27/2006||351|
|This Cathedral was constructed in the beginning of XVI century using a style which mixes Gothic with Rennaisance. It was constructed as Cathedral-Fortress in order to protect the city of Almeria, which was in danger because of moors and pirates.||05/26/2006||322|
|This beautiful cathedral is the best and purest example of Spanish Romanesque. Urgel was one of many catalan counties. Until the union of this counties under the Crown of Aragon, Urgel was one of the most important one. The cathedral is a jewell of the Romanesque as it presents the canonic structure and has no influences of another style.(Sorry about terrible English)||05/27/2006||305|
|The conquest of the Canary Island by the Kingdom of Spain started at the beginning of 15th century, and the construction of the Cathedral of Santa Ana, in the city of Las Palmas (Gran Canaria island) begun in 15th century, but took many years to finish. It presents Gothic interior and neoclassicist exterior. The Cathedral´s Patio de Los Naranjos (Orange Tree Courtyard) is an architectural gem||10/19/2005||372|
|It surprises visitors that the Spanish province of Leon has two impressive cathedrals: Leon and Astorga, but it is normal as each city has a different bishop. Astorga is a little city, which conserves this fantastic cathedral, constructed in final Gothic style, combined with Spanish Renaissance style. Next to the cathedral, it is the wonderful bishop palace, designed by Antonio Gaudi. ||05/27/2006||310|
|The Catedral de Santa María de la Sede is the largest of all Roman Catholic cathedrals and also the largest Medieval Gothic religious building,||09/29/2005||376|
|Another one for the collection.|
Approx. 580 feet.
|This Gothic cathedral was modeled after the Bourges Cathedral. It was built from 1227 to 1493 and sports a 17 ton bell - "La Gorda."||09/16/2005||419|
|Saint Joseph Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de San José) is a Roman Catholic church in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. The original church was built around 1541, but suffered several earthquakes throughout its history, and the first church building was demolished in 1669. The cathedral was rebuilt and consecrated in 1680. By 1743 the cathedral was one of the largest in Central America. However, the...||11/12/2009||427|