Cathedral of Avila, Madrid (Spain)

Built into the old ramparts of Avila this cold austere cathedral and fortress bridges the gap between the Romanesque and the Gothic and as such enjoys a certain distinction in Spanish architecture. One local writer compared it to a granite mountain. The interior is unusual built with a mottled red-and-white stone. Like most European cathedrals Avila lost its purity of design throug

Plaza de la Catedral 8 vila Castilla and Leon 05001
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