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Seville Cathedral & Giralda Tower
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Seville Cathedral & Giralda Tower

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Spain
The cathedral dating from the Reconquest of 1248 to the 16th century and imbued with Moorish influences – are an exceptional testimony to the civilization of the Almohads as well as that of Christian Andalusia. The Giralda minaret is the masterpiece of Almohad architecture. It stands next to the cathedral with its five naves; the largest Gothic building in Europe, it houses the tomb of Christopher Columbus.
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