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  • Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Encina. Ponferrada.

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    … Plaza de la Encina s/n. 24400. Ponferrada. León. (Castile-Leon) http://www.turisleon.com. This church has a floor plan in the shape of a Latin cross and was built according to a design by Juan Alvear. Highlights of the interior include the main altarpiece in polychrome wood by the School of Gregorio…

  • San Vicente Basilica. Ávila.

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    … Plaza San Vicente. 05001. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) www.basilicasanvicente.com. A mixture of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Founded in the 11th century, it was not finished until two centuries later. It mixes Romanesque elements with other Gothic ones. The basilica of San Vicente was built outside the wa…

  • Cadiz cathedral. Cádiz.

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    … Plaza Catedral s/n. 11005. Cádiz. Cadiz. (Andalusia) http://www.cadizturismo.com. Falla's final resting place. It took 116 years to complete, so the mix of styles is evident. Construction began in the Baroque style and was completed in the neoclassical style. There are works of sculpture from the ol…

  • Segorbe Cathedral. Segorbe.

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    … Plaza de San Cristóbal s/n. 12400. Segorbe. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) E-mail: cabildo@catedraldesegorbe.es. http://www.catedraldesegorbe.es. Segorbe Basilica. This church was raised to the category of basilica in 1983. It was built in the 13th century, joined to the defensive wall, although i…

  • Santa María de Prado Cathedral. Ciudad Real.

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    … Jardín del Prado. 13001. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.ciudadreal.es/. The Cathedral of military orders. It is a transitional Gothic building, although its origins go back to a Romanesque shrine. It has been restored several times, the most recent one giving it its current appearance. …

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Cathedral. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las.

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    … c/ Espíritu Santo, 20. 35001. Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: +34 928314989 | www.grancanaria.com/patronato_turismo/443.0.html. Its prolonged construction gave rise to a mixture of architectural styles. It dates from the early 16th century and has three naves and a …

  • San Nicolás de Bari Procathedral. Alicante.

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    … Plaza Abad Penalva s/n. 03002. Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: concatedralalicante@diocesisoa.org. http://concatedralalicante.com/. The sombreness of the Herrera style. It was built in the Herrera style with a single nave and several adjoining chapels. The main fro…

  • El Salvador Cathedral. Orihuela.

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    … Calle Mayor s/n. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: touristinfo@orihuela.net. http://www.orihuelaturistica.es. The Gothic church of Orihuela. Orihuela has had a cathedral since 1564, when the city was granted its bishopric. El Salvador Cathedral is Orihuela’s most important pari…

  • Basilica of Santa Lucía del Trampal. Alcuéscar.

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    … Carretera EX-382, a 3 km en dirección a Montánchez. 10160. Alcuéscar. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 927384691 | E-mail: aedlalcuescar@empleaextremadura.com. http://www.alcuescar.com. This monastic church, one of the few Visigothic buildings that have survived, was designed to cater for the specif…

  • Burgos Cathedral. Burgos.

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    … Plaza Santa María s/n. 09003. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 947273950 | E-mail: info@catedraldeburgos.es. http://www.catedraldeburgos.es/. One of the finest examples of Spanish Gothic art. This cathedral is outstanding for the elegance and harmony of its architecture, and it is the only one in Sp…

  • Plasencia Cathedral. Plasencia.

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    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 10600. Plasencia. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 927414852 | E-mail: oficina.turismo@aytoplasencia.es. www.aytoplasencia.es. An exquisite work of architecture. Plasencia Cathedral is formed by two buildings in different styles. It has three naves crowned with rib vaults. …

  • La Asunción de Nuestra Señora Cathedral. Coria.

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    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 10800. Coria. Cáceres. (Extremadura) Fax.: +34 927508001 | E-mail: oficinaturismo@coria.infomail.es . www.coria.org. The building stands over an old Visigothic cathedral. The cloister dates from the 14th century. Nonetheless, the work that has come down to us today dates fr…

  • Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Santiago de Compostela.

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    … Plaza Obradoiro. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: secretaria@catedraldesantiago.es. www.catedraldesantiago.es. The end of the pilgrimage. Santiago cathedral is the last stop on the pilgrims' journey, and its monumental character makes it supremely worthy of this distinction…

  • Baeza Cathedral. Baeza.

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    … Plaza de Santa María, s/n. 23440. Baeza. Jaén. (Andalusia) http://turismo.baeza.net. The church of San Isidoro. It is built on a Roman temple which later became a mosque, and in the reign of Ferdinand III it converted to Christianity under the advocacy of San Isidoro. The church has undergone numero…

  • Jaén Cathedral. Jaén.

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    … Plaza Santa María, s/n. 23002. Jaén. (Andalusia) E-mail: correo@catedraldejaen.org. www.catedraldejaen.org. Example of the Andalusian Renaissance. The cathedral is home the Holy Veil, which according to tradition was used by Saint Veronica to wash Christ’s face. The cathedral is dedicated to the Ass…

  • Mondoñedo Cathedral. Mondoñedo.

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    … Plaza Catedral s/n. 27740. Mondoñedo. Lugo. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 982507080 | The great temple of Mondoñedo. Construction began in 1219 with Bishop San Martín. The temple was consecrated in 1248. It has three naves and is in a Romanesque Cistercian style, although later reforms added diverse architect…

  • Santa María de la Asunción Church-Procathedral. Castellón de la Plana.

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    … Plaza Mayor s/n. 12001. Castellón de la Plana-Castelló de la Plana. Castellón de la Plana. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) http://www.castellonturismo.com/cultura/monumentos/concatedral. El Fadri Bell Tower. The current church was rebuilt in 1939, which is why it only has Gothic doorways and a few …

  • Ceuta Cathedral. Ceuta.

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    … Plaza de África s/n. 51001. Ceuta. Fax.: +34 956513208 | www.destinoceuta.com . A cultural crossover: from mosque to cathedral. It is built over the ruins of the Main Mosque. The project was developed in the 17th century and it was built in the 18th. It was finally rebuilt between 1948 and 1961. Ins…

  • Loyola Basilica. Azpeitia.

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    … Santuario de Loyola. 20730. Azpeitia. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) Fax.: +34 943025031 | E-mail: santuteguia@sjloyola.org. www.santuariodeloyola.org. In honour of San Ignacio de Loyola. This Baroque Basilica has a wonderful dome of 24 metres in diameter. Work of the famous Italian architec…

  • Basilica of Santo Cristo. Lezo.

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    … Plaza del Santo Cristo s/n. 20100. Lezo. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@oarsoaldea.net . http://turismo.euskadi.net.   It was originally a small shrine. It contains an exceptional 10th-century carved image of a beardless crucified Christ in the Byzantine style. The Basilica o…

  • Santa María Cathedral in Astorga. Astorga.

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    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 24700. Astorga. León. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 987603065 | http://www.ayuntamientodeastorga.com/quevisitar/index.htm. Astorga, a key point on the Way of Saint James to Santiago de Compostela. The Cathedral was built on top of a Romanesque church and was not finished until t…

  • León Cathedral. León.

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    … Plaza Regla s/n. 24003. León. (Castile-Leon) Fax.: +34 987241216 | E-mail: administracion@catedraldeleon.org. www.catedraldeleon.org. The great Gothic cathedral. Over the centuries the cathedral of Leon has undergone successive restorations in which a number of famous architects have participated. O…

  • Almería Cathedral. Almería.

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    … Plaza de la Catedral, 8. 04001. Almería. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 950234848 | www.andalucia.org. The fortress-temple of the south. This is the first temple in Almeria designed for use as a fortress-temple. It is built in a predominantly Gothic style, and was originally intended to defend the town again…

  • Santa María Church-Procathedral. Cáceres.

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    … Plaza Santa María s/n. 10003. Cáceres. (Extremadura) http://turismo.ayto-caceres.es/. The church is ranked as a Procathedral. Gothic masonry building with three naves containing Romanesque remains of the previous construction. There are three Gothic entrances, the one in the Gospel section is the ol…