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The Seville Cathedral is the largest in Spain, and the third largest in the world after the Vatican San Peter and Paul in London, is the largest Gothic building in the world, began in 1434 the works were completed in 1507, rnFrom 1756 began the construction of exterior insulation and restoration, completed in 1928.The tower of the Cathedral of Seville (the Giralda) and its cloister (Patio de los Naranjos) were part of al-Moharram largest mosque, was built by the Almohad caliph Abu Yaqub in April 1172 and was completed by his successor, Abu Yusuf, the day March 19, 1198, but was inaugurated on Friday, April 30, 1182, was initiated by architect Ahmad b. Basso and completed by Ali al-Gumare. In the year 1562 the architect Hernán Ruiz Jiménez began work to build the great Renaissance steeple, completed in February 1569. The cathedral was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.

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