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When the capital of Spain was transferred from Toledo to Madrid in 1561, the seat of the Church in Spain remained in Toledo and the new capital had no cathedral. Plans to build a cathedral in Madrid dedicated to the … Continuă lectura
The Giralda is a bell tower of the Seville Cathedral in Seville, Spain. It was originally built as a minaret during the Moorish period, with a Renaissance style top subsequently added by Spaniards. The Giralda was registered in 1987 as … Continuă lectura
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Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. It is the capital of the province of Lugo. Lugo is the only city in the world to be surrounded by completely intact Roman walls, which reach … Continuă lectura
Mount Teide is a volcano on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Its 3,718-metre summit is the highest point in Spain and the highest point above sea level in the islands of the Atlantic. At 7,500 m from its base on … Continuă lectura
Basílica de Santa María la Real de Covadonga is a Catholic church located in Covadonga, Cangas de Onís, Asturias, Spain, that was declarated as basilica on September 11, 1901.The temple was designed by German Roberto Frassinelli and built between 1877 … Continuă lectura
Zaragoza is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. It lies by the Ebro river and its tributaries, the Huerva and the Gállego, roughly in the center of both Aragon and the … Continuă lectura