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Open due to restoration work

01/05/2003 The strengthening of the pillars this year constitutes the key point in restoration work, although the cathedral has other attractions.

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New interactive CD is now for sale (9€)

23/04/2003 Photographs, texts, plans, panoramic views, 3D models, animated displays, illustrations, virtual tours,sounds ...

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Vargas Llosa to close the ´Encounters with the Cathedral´

14/03/2003 Invitations to the talk on 11 april can be collected from the Visitors´ Centre located in Plaza de las Brullerías.

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Vote for the Cathedral website in the El Correo Digital awards

12/03/2003 is among the twelve finalists.

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Planeta award-winner Bryce Echenique visits the Cathedral

10/02/2003 The Peruvian writer participated in the ´Encounters with the Cathedral´ cycle, giving a talk on Spanish American churches.

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The Cathedral was a huge hit at Fitur Tourist fair

30/01/2003 King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía visited Alava´s stand and expressed an interest in the cathedral restoration project.

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The Cathedral opens its doors all year round

07/01/2003 The Programme of Guided Tours is to be available all year, in response to the incessant demand.

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The Vatican praised the restoration work

15/12/2002 Pope John Paul II met with the directors of the Foundation to praise the quality of the project.

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The program of guided visits until January 5

19/12/2002 The Santa Maria Cathedral Foundation has decided to extend the program of guided visits until January 5.

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The post office dedicates a stamp to the Cathedral

26/11/2002 The image will be seen by 16 million people thanks to the 1,200,000 stamp sheets which went into circulation on 27 November.