Jaap van 't Veen's photos with the cathédrale

England - Hereford Cathedral

England - Hereford Cathedral
The ‘Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin and St Ethelbert the King’ is the mother church of the diocese of Hereford and the seat of the bishop. Its history is stretching back to the 7th century and is one of the nine cathedrals of the ‘Old Foundation’,…
Added on February 23, 2018

Switzerland - Abbey Cathedral of St. Gallen

Switzerland - Abbey Cathedral of St. Gallen
The history of the monastery of St. Gallen (St. Gall) is dating back to the year 612, when an Irish monk named Gallus was on a preaching pilgrimage through Europe. He stumbled on a stone and dropped to a knee at the edge of the Steinach River, where he sp…
Added on October  6, 2017

Italy - Brixen Cathedral

Italy - Brixen Cathedral
The ‘Dom Mariae Aufnahme in den Himmel und St. Kassian’ (Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and San Cassiano) is the largest church in Brixen, once belonging to the powerful Principality of Brixen, nowadays the diocese of Bolzano-Brixen. Although Bolzano is…
Added on September 25, 2017

England - Chester Cathedral

England - Chester Cathedral
Chester Cathedral is an ancient abbey and a remarkable building of international importance that has played a significant role in shaping the history of Chester.

There have been churches on the site of the Chester Cathedral for some 1.400 years. After th…
Added on February 20, 2017

Spain - Málaga, Catedral de la Encarnación

Spain - Málaga, Catedral de la Encarnación
Malaga’s cathedral ‘Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación’ (Our Lady of Incarnation) was built between 1528 and 1782 on the plot of land of the former Almohad mosque. As a matter of fact it is still unfinished as the planned south tower was never built. The mi…
Added on March 14, 2016

Spain - Málaga, Catedral de la Encarnación

Spain - Málaga, Catedral de la Encarnación
Malaga’s cathedral ‘Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación’ (Our Lady of Incarnation) was built between 1528 and 1782 is one of the best examples of Spanish religious art. The interior of this impressive building shows influences of renaissance and baroque styl…
Added on March 10, 2016

Spain - Cádiz Cathedral

Spain - Cádiz Cathedral
Cádiz Cathedral is the most famous landmarks of the city. The church is built on the site of an older cathedral - completed in 1260 - which burned down in 1596. The new cathedral was built between 1722 and 1838. Construction began in the baroque style and…
Added on July  3, 2015

Spain - La Catedral de Sevilla

Spain - La Catedral de Sevilla
‘La Catedral de Sevilla’ (or ofiicially‘Catedral de Santa María de la Sede’) has a lenght of 126 metres and a width of 83 metres. Its maximum height in the centre of the transept is 37 metres. The total surface of the building is 23.500 square metres. Mea…
Added on March 23, 2015

Sweden - Kalmar domkyrka

Sweden - Kalmar domkyrka
‘Kalmar domkyrka’ (Kalmar Cathedral) is located in the heart of the new city and dominates the central square ‘Stortorget’. According to the renaissance ideals of the mid 17th century the church and the town hall were places across from each other at the…
Added on October  8, 2014

Spain - Baeza, Cathedral

Spain - Baeza, Cathedral
The Cathedral of Baeza (Catedral de Baeza) is a Roman Catholic cathedral. It is built on a Roman temple, which later became a mosque and was converted to Christianity in 1147. In the period between 1570 and 1593 several renaissance elements were added to…
Added on February 27, 2014

Spain - Baeza, Plaza de Santa María

Spain - Baeza, Plaza de Santa María
The origins of Baeza date back to the first settlers during the Bronze Age, when it was a significant settlement from the Algar culture. In the Roman period a completely established town was built, including a castle and city walls. The Moors settled her…
Added on February  5, 2014

Spain - Guadix, Cathedral

Spain - Guadix, Cathedral
The Cathedral of Guadix (Catedral de la Encarnación de Guadix) is a Roman Catholic cathedral. The baroque style building was under construction for a long period; it began in the 16th century and was completed in the mid-18th century.

Guadix is believed…
Added on December 21, 2013

Spain - Granada, Cathedral

Spain - Granada, Cathedral
Building of the Granada Cathedral (Cathedral of the Incarnation) was started in 1523. It took 181 years for the cathedral to be built completely.
This cathedral is considered to be a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance.

Picture: looking towards the unpre…
Added on November  1, 2013

Spain - Catalonia, Lleida

Spain - Catalonia, Lleida
Door of the Apostles of 'la Seu Vella' (the Old Cathedral) in Lleida.

Construction of this impressive church - on a hill overlooking the city of Lleida - started in 1203, but was not completed until 1431. In 1707 the church was turned into a military ci…
Added on October 25, 2013