Wednesday 20 August 2014

Girona Cathedral, Catalonia

The west front of Girona's grand Catalan Gothic cathedral, which dates from the eleventh century. The lavish sculptures of the eighteenth century Rococo facade have mostly been replaced by 1960s copies, according to the Rough Guide to Spain.
Tourists gather on the broad Baroque staircase ascending the steep slope up to west facade of Girona's cathedral

A vast building towering over the city, Girona's cathedral has the second widest nave in the world after that of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

The southern facade of Girona's cathedral with its octagonal bell tower and its grandiose Gothic arched doorway