The most beautiful cathedrals of Spain (Spain - Destinations)
|Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia is the most unconventional church in Europe and a symbol of Barcelona. The cathedral, the impressive work of Antoni Gaudi -still unfinished - is one of the most visited monuments in Barcelona. The project did not belong to him at the very beginning, another architect being assigned to carry it - Francisco del Villar - who would soon enter a deep depression due to the grandeur and complexity of the project. Gaudi will be surprised when the authorities will assign this project to...
Castilla Leon is a magical realm of castles, where Castellano language was born and the legendary hero El Cid emerged. It is the place where history, myth and legend have woven over the years, making it difficult to separate the truth from reality. It is the result of the union of two ancient kingdoms -Old Castile (Burgos, Palencia, Valladolid, Avila, Segovia and Soria) and the Kingdom of Leon (Salamanca, Zamora and Leon), which were separated and reunited several times over medieval era. Leon city is a jewel of Spain and houses ...
|Cathedral of Sevilla
Cathedral of Seville is one of the largest and most impressive churches in the world. It was built in the 15th century on the site of a mosque dating from the 12th century. Inside the cathedral there is a spectacular shrine of gold, Retablo Mayor. Today it is one of the symbols of Seville, a tourist attraction visited by many tourists every year. Cathedral of Seville rises beside the Giralda tower, the only standing remains of the old mosque, an important landmark of the city of Seville today. Regardless the religious affinities,...