The Cathedral of Seville – A Symbol of Power and Wealth

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 … [Read more...]

La Giralda and its Famous Weather Vane, El Giraldillo

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 … [Read more...]