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Architecture of Spain

13 July 2010

1441 – Torre de Quart, Valencia, Spain

The Quart Towers were a part of this old Christian city wall build in the 14th century but the towers are from the 15th century. The exterior of the monument still shows signs...

09 October 2009

1452 – La Lonja, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Architect: Guillermo Sagrera Some of the most distinguished Majorcan work of the fifteenth century, between 1420 and 1452, and was done by the sculptor and architect Guillermo Sagrera, who built the “Lonja” of...

07 October 2009

1493 – Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo, Spain

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03 December 2009

14th C – Església de Santa Maria del Pi, Barcelona

An austere Gothic church in a small plaça in the Barri Gà²tic area of the old city, the only concession to exterior decoration on the exterior is the massive rose window and doorway...

07 October 2009

14th C – Puente de San Martin, Toledo, Spain

A bridge located to the West of the city, it was built in the middle of the 14th Century. Destroyed during the war between the brothers Pedro I and Enrique II, it was...

09 October 2009

14th C. – Almudaina Palace, Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Architect: Pere Salva This was the Muslim palace of the Banu Ganiya, at the edge of the port. The building was converted into a palace at the beginning of the 14th century on...

03 December 2009

14th C. – Plaça del Rei, Barcelona

From the early middle ages, this square was home to the counts of Barcelona and rulers of the Court of Aragon. Originally built into the Roman walls, the buildings here today date from...

07 October 2009

1506 – Seville Cathedral & Giralda, Spain

The Cathedral of Seville is one of the largest cathedrals in the world and contains the burial site of Christopher Columbus. The cathedral was built to demonstrate Seville’s wealth, as it had become...

09 October 2009

1535 – El Alcazar, Toledo, Spain

The Alcázar of Toledo is a stone fortification located in the highest part of Toledo, Spain. It was constructed under Alfonso VI and Alfonso X and renovated in 1535. During the Spanish Civil...