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7 curiosities about the Cathedral of Seville that you should know before your visit.
While planning the construction of the Cathedral of Seville, the popular story goes that the canons said: "Let's make a church so big that those who see it carved will take us for crazy." And they may be right: no one who sees her remain indifferent to her beauty. Today it is one of the most impressive and characteristic monuments of the Sevillian heritage. If you haven't visited it yet, we recommend you take a guided tour of the Seville Cathedral so you don't miss any details. Today we tell you some curiosities that you probably did not know yet and that will allow you to better prepare for your guided tour of the Cathedral of Seville.
5 artistic works you will see during the tour of the Cathedral of Seville
The Cathedral of Seville has one of the main religious artistic collections in Europe and is considered one of the largest and best art galleries in Spain. It is worth highlighting the context that Seville is the land of great artists, who knew how to be inspired by this land to elaborate its divine representation.
During our guided tours through the Cathedral of Seville, in addition to accessing one of the main monuments of the city, you will be able to find a series of paintings of great importance in the history of Spain. We review 5 of the main artistic works that you will be able to see during your guided tour of the Cathedral of Seville.
What does the Giraldillo of the Cathedral of Seville mean?
In the Cathedral of Seville, at the top of the Giralda there is a very particular sculpture that is part of the cultural and artistic heritage of the capital of Seville. It is the sculpture popularly known as Giraldillo, although its official name is the Triumph of the Victorious Faith. This 3.47-meter-high sculpture watches over the city from above and has a replica that is located at the entrance to the enclosure. We would love to tell you the significance of this monument in Sevillian history. To understand the importance of the Giraldillo, visit the Cathedral of Seville with a guided tour.