The Cathedral of Seville – A Symbol of Power and Wealth

Cathedral of Seville

Cathedral of Seville – Designed to Show the City’s Power and Wealth: The Cathedral of Seville was built over an area where a former Almohad mosque once stood. The Moorish entrance court (Patio de los Naranjos) and the original minaret of the mosque (now called La Giralda), are two features of the 12th century mosque […]

La Giralda and its Famous Weather Vane, El Giraldillo

Seville La Giralda

Seville Catherdral’s Belltower, La Giralda, and its Weathervane, El Giraldillo: La Giralda is the famous bell tower of the Cathedral of Seville and a legacy of Seville’s Moorish past. Built on the site of a Muslim mosque, it was once one of the tallest towers in the world. The height of the tower, 97 metres, […]