La Seo Cathedral is located in the Plaza de la Seo, and is impressive, huge, with everything inside with a white color. The church was built in 1316 and the style is Gothic-Mudejar. The exterior still shows the brick and the glazed tiles used in the Mudejar design. Many of Aragon’s kings were crowned here and there are many kings and queens that are buried in this church. The Unesco in 2001 declared the church as a World Heritage site. The site of the church used to have a Roman temple, then a Visigothic church, and later a Muslim mosque.
The church has three naves with a transept, cloister, and a semicircular apse. The ceiling of the church is a ribbed vault. There is an octagonal dome that has the Mudejar design. There are additions in Baroque and Plateresque styles. The high altarpiece is in gold and is carved in alabaster and was done by the German Renaissance sculptors Hans Piet of Swabia and Pere Johan, and this is really impressive.
There is a splendid Chapel of San Miguel that is called "la parroquieta". This chapel has a Mudejar coffered ceiling and the chapel has the tomb of the Archbishop Lope Fernandez de Luna. Another chapel is the Chapel of San Valero, which has the skull of St. Valero, the patron saint of the city. There is a tower with a bulb-shaped spire, and this was built in the Baroque style. The facade of the church is Neoclassical. The cathedral has an extensive collection of religious art and there is also a very good Tapestry Museum, with tapestries that have maintained their bright colors.
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