The sense of space, harmony and light created by the enormous height of the naves is what makes the interior so special. ... More
The sense of space, harmony and light created by the enormous height of the naves is what makes the interior so special. There are three naves and 14 chapels in total. The most impressive chapels are the Capilla Dorada (golden chapel), Todos los Santos (All Saints) and Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (Our Lady of Suffering), with its statue by Mariano Benlliure and altarpiece by Churriguera. Gil de Hontañón, J. de Alava, the Churriguera brothers and Sagarvinaga were some of the important architects involved in the construction of this building between 1513 and 1733. Hours vary seasonally, check website for details.
Built as a church after the Catalan conquest in 1235, this cathedral can be found at Dalt Vila, at the
top of the old part of Ibiza. Part of the cathedral was built in Gothic style (the bell tower ...
Work on this cathedral began in 1150 and was completed in the early 13th century. It takes the form of
a Latin cross and has a dome called the Torre del Gallo on account of the weathercock on the ...
Now one of Madrid's most exclusive residential and commercial neighborhoods, it's associated with wealth and good taste and is inhabited
and frequented by the ultra conservative upper classes. This is where you'll find the greatest concentration of haute couture ...