INSIDE LE SEU CATHEDRAL- THE CROWN JEWEL OF PALMA DE MALLORCA

Le Seu cathedral dominates the skyline of Palma

Le Seu cathedral dominates the skyline of Palma

It measures 121 metres long, is 55 metres wide, and has a height of 44 metres
It measures 121 metres long, is 55 metres wide, and has a height of 44 metres

Work on the cathedral began back in 1229

Work on the cathedral began back in 1229

But it was not officially completed until 1601

But it was not officially completed until 1601

The buttresses showcase a distinctly Romanesque frame

The buttresses showcase a distinctly Romanesque frame

We were allowed to photograph the cavernous interior

We were allowed to photograph the cavernous interior

The view from one end down to the other is stunning

The view from one end down to the other is stunning

The huge window at the centre is the largest of its kind in the world

The huge window at the centre is the largest of its kind in the world

This illustrates the sheer scale of Le Seu

This illustrates the sheer scale of Le Seu

The altar

The altar

Ceiling supports are immense

Ceiling supports are immense

Another long shot

Another long shot

Amazing

Amazing

Transcept

Transcept

Some later additions were made by Antonio Gaudi

Some later additions were made by Antonio Gaudi

These were done over thirteen years, from 1901 through 1914

These were done over thirteen years, from 1901 through 1914

Touches of whimsy in an otherwise staid, if majestic structure

Touches of whimsy in an otherwise staid, if majestic structure

Le Seu remains imperious and ageless

Le Seu remains imperious and ageless

The centuries have largely passed Le Seu by

The centuries have largely passed Le Seu by

This is the original shell of the complex

This is the original shell of the complex

The quality of the work is both delicate and amazingly durable

The quality of the work is both delicate and amazingly durable

The interior courtyard is amazing

The interior courtyard is amazing

Another courtyard shot

Another courtyard shot

Fabulous medieval architecture of Le Seu

Fabulous medieval architecture of Le Seu

Another courtyard angled shot

Another courtyard angled shot

And one last one to conclude our visit to magnificent, majestic Le Seu!

And one last one to conclude our visit to magnificent, majestic Le Seu!

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