Spanish architecture is a paradigm of cultural transmission of great lengths, an incarnation of its diverse history and mankind’s virtuosity. One visit to Spain is enough for you to realize how vast its religious regality and church varsities have been for centuries. It is majorly evident from the fact that there are numerous cathedrals representing Christendom in the country and its frequenting of elements from the Mediterranean.
Here are 6 cathedrals that you must visit to know Spain better
1. Catedral Basilica de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
The cathedral has Saint James, one of the apostles of Christ, buried here. The construction began in early medieval Spain with special emphasis on Romanesque sculpture and grandiose baroque architecture. The workmanship of the royal masters pours out of the complex’s colossal being. On the inside are sculptural benchmarks of the time that recite the stories from Christ’s inspiring life.
2. Santa María de Regla de León Cathedral, Leon
The church is dedicated to the holy mother Virgin Mary, very majestic, upright, and gothic in style and construct, and has an exemplary portrayal of stained glass art. The main façade is abundant with intensive details of Gothic art spirit. The talks of its magnum began in the 11th century when through common baths, it took the form of a site of pilgrimage.
3. Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba, Cordoba
This cathedral complex is a unique reminder of Spain’s cultural diversity through which, its tongue, its art, and its tastes developed. The structure traces Spain’s occupation by Muslims being The Great Mosque of Cordoba formerly and is part of Umayyad glory. The Reconquista transformed its pre-conquest Islamic affinity into a Christian pilgrimage entity. It is heavily influenced by the Mediterranean architectural style.
4. Catedral del Buen Pastor de San Sebastián, San Sebastian
A near-contemporary construct, the cathedral is a spell-binding erection of its kind with a lofty monstrous front tower façade. The cathedral is very detailed in and out and is promisingly the best example of neo-gothic architecture that has many admirers. The generous fruition of vaulted ceilings and pointed arches is epitomized fairly well. The stained glass is made pe