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Metropolitan Cathedral of the Incarnation in Granada

When entering the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Incarnation in Granada, one is impressed by its size and grandeur with its Corinthian Columns with such a perfect and harmonious balance, a marvelous sight. It’s architect from “Burgos”, Master Siloe (1528-1563) departs from the traditional European and Spanish Gothic styles, adopting a Roman style, with its classical proportions while achieving harmonious interior scale. In doing so, Siloe paves the way for the trend to be followed by later architects in Andalusia and the Americas. The construction of the Corinthian Columns would take over thirty-five years, work began in 1533.

 

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