The popular story goes that while they were planning the construction of the Cathedral of Seville, the canons said: "let's make a church so big that those who see it will think we are crazy". And they were right: no one who sees it can be indifferent to its beauty. Today it is one of the most impressive and characteristic monuments of Seville's heritage. If you have not yet visited it, we recommend you take a guided tour of Seville Cathedral so you do not miss any detail. Today we will tell you some curiosities about the Cathedral of Seville that you surely did not know yet and that will allow you to get ready for your guided tour:
Seville is a land of great artists, who were inspired by this land to elaborate their divine representation. In this context, the Cathedral of Seville has one of the main religious art collections in Europe and is considered one of the largest and best art galleries in Spain.
During our guided tours through the Cathedral of Seville, besides accessing one of the main monuments of the city, you will find a series of paintings of great importance in the history of Spain. We go over 5 of the main artistic works that you will be able to see during your visit to the Cathedral.
At the top of the Giralda there is a very particular sculpture that forms part of the cultural and artistic heritage of the capital of Seville. It is the sculpture popularly known as the Giraldillo, although its official name is the Triumph of the Victorious Faith. This sculpture, 3.47 metres high, watches over the city from above and has a replica which is located at the entrance to the site. Today we want to tell you its meaning so that you understand the importance of this monument in Seville's history.