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The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish royal family in Madrid. However, now it is only used for state ceremonies. It is the largest royal palace in use in Europe. The palace has 3,418 rooms and a total floor area of 135,000 square metres. The palace […]
Almudena Cathedral (Santa María la Real de La Almudena) is next to the Royal Palace in Madrid. It is very different from all the other cathedrals I have seen in Spain. Probably because it is relatively new; Pope John Paul II consecrated it in 1993. Construction Plans to build a cathedral in Madrid dedicated to the […]
The Palacio de Cibeles (Cibeles Palace) is one of the most impressive buildings in Madrid. Originally built as a post office and telecommunications centre, it was known as the Palacio de Comunicaciones (Communications Palace). It was the largest post office building in the world. At 12,000 square meters and 70 meters high, it easily beat […]
Sevilla cathedral, Santa Maria de la Sede, is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage together with the adjoining Alcázar and Archivo de Indias. A brief history Like so many Spanish churches, Sevilla cathedral is built on the site of a former mosque. The origins of the mosque date […]