arcelona Cathedral holds it own as one of the most impressive cathedrals in Spain, even though it is in the same city as Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia. The cathedral is also known as La Seu, and is a marvel of Catalan Gothic architecture from the fourteenth century. The spires of the cathedral are visible from all over the Gothic quarter of Barri Gotic, Barcelona.
The cathedral is situated on an elevated piece of land, which has since time immemorial functioned as a center for spirituality for Barcelona. At the first instance, there was a Roman Temple here, after that a mosque, and after that, a church.
The present cathedral building started being built in 1298, when King Jaume II was reigning. The cathedral finished being built in 1449. The west façade dates back to the 19 t h century.
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