Zamora Cathedral

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Zamora Cathedral
Catedral de Zamora
Catedral de Zamora (fachada principal)2.JPG
Main façade
LocationZamora, Spain
CountrySpain
DenominationRoman Catholicism
Architecture
StyleRomanesque
Groundbreaking1140
Completed1174

Zamora Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Zamora, Spain.[1] It was built in the middle of the 12th century. King Alfonso VII of León and Castile sponsored the construction.[2] The cathedral was built mostly in the Romanesque architectural style.[1] It also has Byzantine influences.[3] It is built on the Latin cross floor plan.[3] Its last bell was built in 1805.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Caroline Trefler; Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc., Spain 2009 (New York: Fodor's, 2009), p. 198
  2. "La Catedral de Zamora y la iglesia de la Magdalena". LA Catedral de Zamora y la Iglesia de la Magdalena. April 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Zamora Cathedral". inspain.org. 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014.

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