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This huge Gothic cathedral is the third largest in Europe. Only St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome and St. Paul's Cathedral in London are ahead of it. The cathedral in Seville was built on the site of a mosque in the 15th century. The construction of the cathedral took over a hundred years. The highest height of the cathedral vault – 56 meters.
The main altar is decorated with lattices made in the plateresque style. Behind the altar there is an image completely covered in gold. In the cathedral, you can also see the tombstone of Columbus, which is held by four royal figures representing Leon, Navara, Aragon and Castile.
Only the Orange Courtyard remained from the mosque, in which Muslims performed ritual ablutions, and See also Gate of Absolution.
In 1568, the minaret of the mosque was rebuilt into the Giralda tower – a column consisting of five tiers. This tower, at a height of about 90 meters, has an observation deck with a wonderful view of the city.
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