wow, gorgeous photo. An awesome blend of islam/christianity.

Have Bag, Will Travel

Seville Cathedral

“The Cathedral and the Alcázar of Seville bear exceptional testimony to the civilization of the Almohads and to that of Christian Andalusia dating from the Reconquest of 1248 to the 16th century. The Giralda, which influenced the construction of many towers in Spain is a masterpiece of Almohad architecture.”  –  UNESCO

The “Twelve Treasures of the Kingdom of Spain“…

…was a contest/poll that was conducted by the Spanish Television Company Antena 3 and the radio broadcaster Cope. The final results were announced on 31st December 2007.  I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the eight out of the twelve that I have visited.  Third in the competition was the Cathedral of Seville and I am going to have to cheat a little on this one.

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world.  After its completion in the early 16th…

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