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The Royal Primate Cathedral (II)   The connection between the old Spanish Kings and Toledo’s Cathedral reached its peak with Isabella I of Castile, who ordered to build inside the Cathedral a private space with a balcony over the crossing in order to attend the......

The full report that is delivered together with the temple’s entrance will offer you, dear visitor, a new vision of El Transparente (Baroque altarpiece) through several pictures showing all its grandeur and to the catechetical explanations of an expert like Pilar Gordillo —art historian, official......

Thanks to the ecclesiastical primacy of the diocese and to its relationship with the Spanish monarchy, Toledo and its Cathedral were for centuries the religious, political and cultural epicenter of the Iberian peninsula. Although the residence of the Medieval monarchs used to be itinerant, Toledo’s......

Toledo’s Cathedral was erected in the same place where it was the first religious temple of the city in Roman times and the later Visigothic basilica. The same place where for 300 years the Muslims built their great mosque (Ula Camii), which was adapted and......

Commemorative exhibition of the V Centenary of the death of the Cardinal More than one year of work. 1,200 square meters of exhibition with around 350 pieces from different entibies… All them well documented and collected in a detailed catalog with dozens of collaborations… Toledo’s......

Toledo’s Cathedral promotes the public display of St. Úrsula’s urn Almost all of us have heard about her martyrdom, together with the 11,000 virgins, in an historical-legendary story that inspired the painting of Caravaggio or Rubens and gave rise to innumerable poems, novels, sculptures and......

The Chapter’s House of any temple is used to celebrate the extraordinary meetings of its Chapter’s members. Moreover, in Toledo’s Cathedral it is part of the visitors tour because of the historical and artistic importance of the space. The portraits of its Archbishops summarize the......

Toledo’s Cathedral celebrates every year the liturgical acts that recall the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ and gets actively involved in some of the processions organized by the 20 Toledo’s brotherhoods contributing —as you will see in this report— to maintain the splendor......

Liturgical rings, warnings for the population or sound signals which mark the hours from the Cathedral’s bell tower. Millenary pealing which are born from the Primate Cathedral and which reinforce the beauty of Toledo thanks to a set of bells, imposing and unique in the......