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Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo
Catedral Primada Santa María de Toledo (Spanish)

Main façade (facing west)

Basic information
Location Toledo, Spain
Geographic coordinates 39°51′25.5″N 4°01′26″W / 39.857083°N 4.02389°W / 39.857083; -4.02389Coordinates: 39°51′25.5″N 4°01′26″W / 39.857083°N 4.02389°W / 39.857083; -4.02389
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Rite Roman, Mozarabic (latin)
Year consecrated 587
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Cathedral
Heritage designation World Heritage Site
Leadership Archbishop Braulio Rodríguez Plaza
Website www.architoledo.org
Architectural description
Architect(s) Master Martín, Petrus Petri
Architectural type Cathedral
Architectural style High Gothic
Direction of façade West
Groundbreaking 1227
Completed 1493
Specifications
Length 120 metres (390 ft)
Width 59 metres (194 ft)
Width (nave) 18 metres (59 ft)
Height (max) 44.5 metres (146 ft)
KathedraleToledo
Façade of the Cathedral of Toledo

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo (also called Primate Cathedral of Toledo, Spain) is one of the three 13th century High Gothic cathedrals in Spain.

The Toledo Cathedral was one of 100 finalists for the 12 Treasures of Spain in 2007.

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