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Record number of visits in 2004 with 75,000 people

01/01/2005 This figure shows a 15% rise with regard to the previous year and the trend indicates 100,000 visitors in 2005.

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Portugal praises the restoration as a ´model in Europe´

17/11/2004 The Santa Maria Cathedral Foundation presents the project in Lisbon with conferences and exhibitions.

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The Cathedral portico will be restored by the end of 2005

11/11/2004 After two years of exhaustive research, work is now beginning to solve the deterioration problems.

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The King and Queen praise the Cathedral restoration

01/09/2004 King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia demonstrated their support to the project to restore the gothic temple during their visit.

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Awards of the II Short Story Competition

24/06/2004 Arturo Martínez Musitu, from Vitoria, is awarded the first prize with a story entitled "Al aire" (Air).

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Prizes for Photographic Contest

17/06/2004 Jesús María Gómez from Vitoria has won first prize for a collection in black and white entitled "Four seconds".

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Prizes for the III Open-Air Painting Competition

22/05/2004 Julio Gómez Leioa, Vizcaya), Fernando Gil (Vitoria) and Agustín Vaquero (Zaldibia, Guipúzcoa) obtained the first three prizes.

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Great changes in the guided visits 2004

20/05/2004 The route includes a tour around the outside scaffolding on the portico and the tower and new archaeological excavations.

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Construction process of Santa María Cathedral

19/05/2004 The guided tours offer the added attraction of revealing the very latest results of the archaeological excavations.

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A fresh new image and contents for the Cathedral website

19/05/2004 offers a new graphical environment for rapid access to its contents.