Imagine waking up to this view every day. I can't find words to adequately describe this Cathedral, so I'm going to quote from Gitlitz and Davidson:
"Architects of large medieval churches strove to affect worshippers with a sense of wonder and awe. In Burgos they exceeded their expectations... the unprecedented size... in the 13th century it rose miraculously in the middle of a plain... the enormous pinnacles, the spires soaring skywards as visible links with heaven."
The Dome is the most beautiful artwork of the Spanish Renaissance : Philip II said it was the work of angels not of men.
Staircase by the Italian Gil de Siloe in , Renaissance style, completed in 1523. It was designed to accommodate the 8 m difference in level caused by a major levelling of the ground when the new Gothic Cathedral was built.
Back Choir - sculptures begun in 1497.
Chapel of the Constables