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Girona Cathedral

Girona's Cathedral is the cathedral of Girona in Catalonia,Spain. The original cathedral was a Romanesque building (S. XI-XII) which was redesigned by Pere Sacoma in 1312. After a few years of dubitation, Guillem Bofill and Antoni Canet start the genial project in 1416. The new design consists of a big Gothic revival nave, which is the widest Gothic nave in the world--22.98 m (75.39 ft)--and the second widest nave of all styles after St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.

From the original Romanesque cathedral (consacred: 21 September,1038), it has a cloister and tower (called "Torre de Carlemany"), with outstanding relief sculptures . Also has the Tapís de la Creació (Tapestry of the Creation), a very rare large 11th century tapestry depicting the creation of the world, the months of the year and Biblical characters.

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