Seville Cathedral: Interior, side chapels

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Description

There are over 80 chapels in the cathedral.

Located in Seville, Andalusia, southern Spain: it is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. At the time of its completion in the 16th century, it supplanted the Hagia Sophia as the largest cathedral in the world. Construction began in 1402 on the site of a former mosque which had been converted. The dome has collapsed twice and been rebuilt. There are over 80 chapels including a Capilla Real with the tombs of some royals. The Giralda bell tower is a converted minaret and stands 105 m tall. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Catedral de Santa María de la Sede

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Architecture

  • Cathedrals

  • Decorative arts

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Late Gothic

  • Plateresque

Place of Creation
  • Seville

  • Seville, Seville, Spain: Plaza Virgen de los Reyes; western side faces Avenida de la Constitución

  • +37.385833-5.993056

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Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility and Access Public
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