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Saturday Snaps #10 – Malaga Cathedral

Malaga-Cathedral

Location: Malaga Cathedral Taken in Málaga, Spain

Author: Irene and Stefano from Freelancers on the Road

Description: At first sight, Málaga’s Santa Iglesia Catedral Basílica de la Encarnación seems to be an ordinary cathedral. However, walking around the entire building, you will notice that the south tower is – very clearly – unfinished.

During construction, the funds raised for finishing the tower were – depending on the source – either used to help the United States gain independence from Great Britain or renovate the Camino de Antequera in Málaga.

By the way: its unfinished tower gives the cathedral is nickname “La Manquita” (the one-armed lady).

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SJ @ Chasing the Donkey

Monday 1st of September 2014

Great looking place, I wonder what the inside looks like... Hmmm?

noel

Saturday 30th of August 2014

I remember this church, the interior is stunning and the outside walking around it is huge!