Catedral de Santa María, Burgos

Approaching Burgos Cathedral

Approaching Burgos Cathedral

The Burgos Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral, dedicated to Santa Maria.

Congratulations on your wedding!

Congratulations on your wedding! Facade of the cathedral

When I got there, wedding has been carried out. Congratulations married! I blessed the bride.

Explanation of Burgos Cathedral

Explanation of Burgos Cathedral

Explanation of Burgos Cathedral

Explanation of Burgos Cathedral

Interior of the Catedral de Santa María

Interior of the Catedral de Santa María

Tomb of El Cid and its canopy, Burgos Cathedral

Tomb of El Cid and its canopy, Burgos Cathedral

Originally, the tomb of El Cid and his wife was in a small monastery at San Pedro de Cardeña in Castile.  During the Napoleonic invasion of Spain, French soldiers made away with their bones to France. Their bones were returned to Spain in 1927 and buried in the Cathedral of Burgos.

San Pedro de Cardeña; The original coffin of El Cid and his wife in the monastery, San Pedro de Cardeña Monastery and tomb of his favorite horse Babieca.

San Pedro de Cardeña; The original coffin of El Cid and his wife in the monastery, San Pedro de Cardeña Monastery and tomb of his favorite horse Babieca.

The San Pedro de Cardeña Monastery is located in Castrillo del Val, 10 km from the center of Burgos.

Choir of Burgos Cathedral

Choir of Burgos Cathedral

Main Arter and Chapel of the Constable Burgos Cathedral

Main Arter and Chapel of the Constable Burgos Cathedral

Chapel of St. John Bauptist and Santiago.

Chapel of St. John Bauptist and Santiago.

Stained glasses Cathedral Burgos

Stained glasses Cathedral Burgos

The Papamoscas clock

The Papamoscas clock

As the clock is ringing, the doll emerge and tell the time. He opens his mouth each time the bell rings. Why did they name it as Papamoscas? Papamoscas means flycatcher in Englsh. A Spaniard said, it means “dullard.”

Golden exhibit and painting (Mary Magdalene)

Golden exhibit and painting (Mary Magdalene)

Cloister of Cathedral Burgos

Cloister of Cathedral Burgos

The minitatures of the Burgos Cathedral.

The minitatures of the Burgos Cathedral.

Outside of the cathedral.

Outside of the cathedral.

Got out of the cathedral I took a rest at the cafe. I was overwhelmed by the huge and luxurious building.

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