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Catedral de Sevilla, Spain

From series “The most interesting UNESCO sites in Spain”
Year: 1519. Lenght: 116 m. Width: 76 m.

Seville Cathedral is the largest Gothic Cathedral in Europe. It is difficult to find its equal in beauty. Its construction began in 1401. It was fully completed in 1519. A huge building was built on the site of the destroyed old mosque. The cathedral building impresses not only with its rich exterior design but also with its incredible scale. The building is 116 meters long and 76 meters wide.

Catedral de Sevilla, Spain Many elegant turrets, traditional rosette windows, stucco molding, and beautiful sculptures form the unique appearance of the cathedral. Sculptures are placed in various parts of the facade. Seville Cathedral is famous not only for its impressive appearance. Many priceless works of art and religious artifacts are stored in it. Visitors to the cathedral can admire the masterpieces of Velasquez, Murillo, Goya, and de Zurbarán. You can also see the most beautiful design elements made of gold. According to one of the legends, the cross kept in the cathedral was made of the first gold that Christopher Columbus brought from America.

Another legend says that the tomb of the great navigator is located on the territory of the cathedral. But there is no actual evidence for this. An interesting feature of the Seville Cathedral is the charming courtyard. Orange trees grow in it. It is a preserved part of an ancient mosque. The main decoration of the interior of the cathedral is its main altar. It was formed in the 15th century. The height of the altar is 7 meters. The composition of small bas-reliefs with biblical motifs adorns it. Next - Monestir de Poblet

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ATM bankomat: 'Cajero automatico EspañaDuero Banco' located in 0.1 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Autos Hispalis Rent A Car SL' is located in 0.08 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Estación de servicio Cepsa' in 0.44 km
Supermarket: 'Carrefour Express' in 0.15 km
Parking: 'Aparcamiento' in 0.12 km
Apotheek: 'Pharmacy Arenal' in 0.08 km
Police station: 'Sevilla Triana District Police Station' in 0.48 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Charlatán Cocina Desenfadada' in 0.02 km
Railway station: 'San Bernardo' in 1.65 km

Nearest airports:
 »  San Pablo Airport SVQ - in 9 km
 »  Moron Airport OZP - in 40 km
 »  Jerez Airport XRY - in 71 km
 »  San Fernando Airport CTC - in 103 km
 »  Cordoba Airport ODB - in 113 km
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Best hotels near Catedral de Sevilla

Virgenes Singular Apartments

Located in 0 km from Catedral de Sevilla
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Rooms: 4
Each stylish apartment features an equipped kitchen with coffee machine, fridge and toaster. The bathroom has a shower and it comes with hairdryer. … More: photo, rates and booking
Vitar Alacas

Located in 1 km from Catedral de Sevilla
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Rooms: 1
Decorated simply and in warm tones, the apartment includes a lounge area with a computer and a flat-screen TV. The modern kitchenette is equipped … More: photo, rates and booking
Apartment Sevilla Zambra

Located in 2 km from Catedral de Sevilla
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Rooms: 1
In the living and dining room you can watch TV, a DVD or listen to the radio. Heating and air conditioning is available. The kitchen is equipped with … More: photo, rates and booking
Boutique Hotel Holos

Located in 3 km from Catedral de Sevilla
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Rooms: 7
Rooms at Boutique Hotel Holos are bright and spacious. All rooms have a stylish en suite bathroom. Rooms are simple and elegant, with white walls and … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Catedral de Sevilla - Sevilla

Do you want to indulge yourself in the atmosphere of historic charm? If so, consider staying at Casa 1800 Sevilla during your vacation in the city. This fabulous hotel is open in a 19th-century mansion with a charming inner yard. The hotel is located in the lively district of Santa Cruz. During reconstruction, the building has kept its original stone walls and high ceiling, as well as large rounded shape windows. The design of the hotel includes fantastic old furniture with cream textile upholstery. Beautiful chandeliers in medieval style add charm to public areas. In some guest rooms, there are large canopy beds in the colonial style, and in some, travelers will admire gorgeous wooden décor and priceless artworks.

The El Rey Moro boutique hotel is also open in a beautiful building that was constructed yet in the 16th century. The design of the building is a miraculous combination of modern designer traditions and classic Mauritian style. The original wooden beams create an irresistible harmony with colorful painted walls, while premium mahogany furniture only underlines the aristocratic and elegant atmosphere of the place. All guest rooms have colorful paintings with flowers, and the lovely and silent inner yard is perfect for smelling fragrant blooming flowers.
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