Catedral Vieja de Santa María - Salamanca, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring
N 40° 57.635 W 005° 39.999
30T E 275585 N 4537805
Quick Description: The Old Cathedral is dedicated to Santa Maria de la Sede (Saint Mary of the See).
Location: Castilla y León, Spain
Date Posted: 4/7/2015 12:23:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMNN6Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The New Cathedral was built directly at the north side of the Old Cathedral. (visit link) When you visit the Old Cathedral you have to use the entrance of the New Cathedral. The Old Cathedral is much smaller than the New Cathedral (that is the reason why a new building was required in 1513).

Inside of the Old Cathedral is inter alia a big altarpiece, old organs, graves. You can also visit the tower of the cathedral. In former times the tower was also used for defense.

You can see more pictures on the website of the church (and read in spanish) (visit link) or on Wikipedia in English: (visit link) or German: (visit link)
Address:
Salamanca Cathedral C/ Cardenal Pla y Deniel s/n. 37008 SALAMANCA (SPAIN)


Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic

Date founded or constructed: 1150 until 13 century

Web site: [Web Link]

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