Visiting Spain is one of the most attractive christian tours choices one can make. Although most people will think of Madrid and Barcelona when they are considering a vacation in Spain, Seville can offer a unique experience for christian visitors. The Seville Cathedral, which is the third largest church in Europe, contains the largest altarpiece in the world. Let us take a look at this beautiful cathedral and what makes it, and the city of Seville, one of the best vacation deals destination for Christians.
The Cathedral’s History
The Catedral de Sevilla was built on the site of a mosque. It was intended as a show of power and wealth by the city authorities following the Reconquista. It took over one hundred years to complete the building of the Cathedral which was completed in 1506.
The cathedral was built on a large rectangular base, replacing a mosque that stood there.