Burgos Cathedral

Begun in 1221, this lovely cathedral benefited from creative talent imported from throughout Europe and is the third largest in Spain. El Cid is buried here.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249693
Names
Burgos Cathedral
Catedral de Santa María de Burgos Spanish
Coordinates
42.3407190° N, 3.7043450° W

Location Map

Map showing the location of Burgos Cathedral, Burgos, Spain. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Burgos Cathedral, Burgos, Spain. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

1221
Construction of Burgos Cathedral