The Cathedral and City of Toledo

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The city of Toledo lies on a granite escarpment on a range of dust-covered hills, southwest of Madrid. Toledo has always been one of the cultural and political centres of the Iberian peninsula, incoporating the best Arabic, Jewish and Christian traditions. Rising from the streets of the old European thirteeth-century Gothic architecture. The first cathedral to be built in Spain, it boasts a series of masterpieces, including the stucco-painted sculpture by Narciso Tome - the 'Transparente'. This introduction to one of Spain's most culturally diverse cities takes the form of a tour opf the cathedral and city, which focuses on the cathedral's art and architecture.

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PLAN OF THE CATHEDRAL
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THE CATHEDRAL
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PLAN OF THE CHOIR
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