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The Cathedral of Seville is constituted under the advocation of Santa María de la Sede, hence it is also known as the Cathedral of Santa Maria of the headquarters; because of its size. It is the world’s largest Catholic Cathedral and the third Christian Temple after St. Peter’s in Rome and St. Paul in London.

It has a total of ten entrance doors:
Three in its western façade (to Avenue of the Constitution), which are:
1. door of the assumption.
2. Door of baptism.
3. the birth or San Miguel gate.

Discover at a glance the most unique and emblematic corners of Seville Cathedral..

Exterior

Interior

Cathedral in Seville, Spain

Opened
1528
Height
344′ (105 m)
Architectural style
Gothic architecture
Architect
Juan de Castillo
Did you know
Seville Cathedral in Spain is the world's fourth-largest church building.

Who built the seville cathedral?

The Cathedral was built to demonstrate the city's wealth, as it had become a major trading center in the years after the Reconquista in 1248. In 1401, city leaders decided to build a new cathedral to replace the grand mosque that served as the cathedral until then.