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Almudena Cathedral - Madrid, Spain
Almudena Cathedral was completed in 1993 and consecrated in person by Pope John Paul II that same year. A statue of the pope in front of the cathedral commemorates the momentous occasion. The cathedral was given another, much-needed publicity boost with the sumptuous wedding of Prince Felipe and Do&...
Another obstacle which slowed the completion of the project was the Revolution of 1868 leading up to the Alfonsine Restauration in 1875. In 1885, the same year that Alfonso XII would die, the Madrid-Alcalá diocesis became a reality and the Cathedral of Santa María de la Almudena of Madrid becomes th...
Almudena Cathedral, Madrid
Soon after King Philips II made Madrid the capital of Spain in 1561, he wanted a cathedral for his new capital. Partly due to political turbulences and strong opposition by the powerful archdiocese of the then larger city Toledo, the construction was constantly postponed. Finally in 1868 a congregat...
The Almudena Cathedral >> Mad About Madrid
Carlos V was the first king to express an interest to construct a cathedral in Madrid, but it wasn't until 4th of April 1883, when Alfonso XII laid the first stone, that work actually begun. Of the original plans drawn up by Francisco de Cubas, only the crypt was actually completed (1911). In 1920 t...
Almudena Cathedral- Madrid, Spain - VirtualTourist.com
The desire to have a Cathedral in Madrid was first shown in 1567 by King Felipe II who was responsible for bringing the court to Madrid in 1561 and making it the capital of Spain. The project was nipped in the bud shortly after due to influences from the Archdiocese of Toledo and it was not until 17...
Almudena Cathedral - Madrid Spain
of Madrid Spain. Visitors are impressed by the lavish interior of this Neo-Gothic cathedral. Construction of the Almudena Cathedral began in 1879 and took many de...
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