Tag: Roman

  • Malaga Cathedral

    Malaga Cathedral

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    Malaga Cathedral was built in 1782 on a former mosque site, the cathedral of Malaga is known as ‘La Manquita’ which translates to ‘ the one-armed lady’. The cathedral was consecrated on 3 August 1588, The interior of the Cathedral is influenced by the Baroque and Renaissance style, Malaga Cathedral

  • 10 Malaga Cathedral Facts

    10 Malaga Cathedral Facts

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    Fun and interesting facts about Malaga Cathedral, La Manquita was built between 1528 and 1782 and is the second highest cathedral in Andalusia, the cathedral has its own gardens and is styled in Renaissance and Baroque style, the cathedral is technically still unfinished

  • Almudena Cathedral

    Almudena Cathedral

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    Almudena Cathedral is a Catholic church situated in Madrid, its the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid, the Cathedral was built on the site of a Medieval Mosque which was destroyed by Alfonso VI in 1083, who reconquered Madrid, the church was built by Pope John Paul II in 1993

  • Lucca Cathedral

    Lucca Cathedral

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    The Lucca Cathedral also known as the San Martino Cathedral in Lucca is a beautiful marble cathedral with spectacular Romanesque sculptures on its facade and a crucifix sheltered inside. Lucca Cathedral was consecrated in 1070 by Pope Alexander II, previously the Bishop of Lucca. The impetus for substituting the Church of St. Martin with a…

  • Sagrada Família – Roman Catholic church

    Sagrada Família – Roman Catholic church

    The Basílica I Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is currently under construction and is on its last stage of construction, it will take them approximately 144 years to complete this masterpiece, it’s a large Roman Catholic church and it will be the tallest religious structure in the world. The construction of Sagrada Família started in 1882…