The Cathedral and City of Toledo
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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aisles Aleman Alfonso Alonso Berruguete Alonso de Covarrubias altar altarpiece Alvaro de Luna Arab Archbishop of Toledo arches architect architecture artists baldachin Baroque Berruguete bronze building built Cardinal Cisneros Cardinal Mendoza centre century right chancel Chapel of St Chapter House Christ Christian church coats of arms coffered ceilings decorated depicting designed door Doorway facade Felipe Bigarny fifteenth century finest fourteenth century Francisco Gothic Greco High altarpiece Holy inscription Jacopo Sansovino Jewish quarter Juan de Borgona King Leones Lopez Luna magnificent marble master mason medieval mosque Mozarab Mudejar Museum Muslim Neoclassical Ordination of St paintings palace Pedro prelates presbytery Puerta del Reloj reliefs Renaissance Retrochoir Roman sacristy saints of Toledo Sancho Santa screen sculptures side sixteenth Spain St Eugene St Ildefonsus St John St Leocadia St Peter streets style Tavera Theotocopuli thirteenth century Toledan tomb of Cardinal tower transept vault Ventura Rodriguez Villalpando Virgin Visigoth Visigoth Art walls