Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Seville Cathedral

Seville Cathedral (Santa Maria de la Sede) is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, actually the largest cathedral in the world since the two larger churches aren't the seats of bishops. Started in 1402 and finished in 1506, its dome collapsed a couple of times subsequently, work being done on it until at least 1903.

The Cathedral Treasury

These larger-than-lifesize silver statues were to be carried through the streets the next day as part of Corpus Christi celebrations

 Tomb of Christopher Columbus

Did you know that Columbus' expedition to the New World started from Seville, which has the only navigable river port in Spain? I didn't!

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