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27/05/2005

The Princes of Asturias want to visit the restoration works

27/05/05 At the Santa María Cathedral´s stand at the Madrid Book Fair, Don Felipe and Doña Letizia expressed their wish to visit the Cathedral.

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25/05/2005

Restoration of the most important painting in the Cathedral

25/05/05 The careful restoration study of Lamentación sobre Cristo muerto (Lament on Christ´s dead body) has revealed main changes in the painting´s structure and original composition.

Press Releases

16/05/2005

New illumination for the Cathedral and its surroundings

16/05/05 This summer, the Gothic temple will boast an innovative illumination system in the tower, adjacent streets and squares.

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11/05/2005

Lecture by Arsuaga, Atapuerca´s director

11/05/2005 This prestigious paleontologist, who has received the Príncipe de Asturias Prize for his findings in the Atapuerca mountains, near the city of Burgos, will open the series of lectures called "Encounters with the Cathedral" next Monday, 16 May.

Press Releases

11/02/2005

The Basque Government gives 800.000€ to the restoration

11/02/2005 This section covers the period 2004-2007 and is aimed at upgrading the tower and portico to give them with new cultural uses.

Press Releases

26/01/2005

The Cathedral, ´an example of tourism know-how´

26/01/2005 The tour operators participating in the International Tourism Fair, Fitur 2005, highlight the "informative nature" of the guided visits.

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12/01/2005

The visits include the triforium and the vaults of the portico.

12/01/2005 These two areas of the Old Cathedral can only be visited one day a week, on Wednesdays, for technical reasons.

Press Releases

01/01/2005

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.

Press Releases

17/11/2004

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.

Press Releases

11/11/2004

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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