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Interesting architectural oddity in Zaragoza

So the story goes that in the late 13th Century, the dean (priest in charge) of the Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
meldenius
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Cleveland, Tennessee
A photo op

This is an architecturally interesting arch in an alley in the neighborhood behind La Seo del... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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13 Jul 2018
“Interesting architectural oddity in Zaragoza”
4 Oct 2017
“A photo op”
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

So the story goes that in the late 13th Century, the dean (priest in charge) of the Cathedral didn't want to brave the elements for the ten meters or so between his house and the church, so he had this covered archway constructed. Nice. Zaragoza...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is an architecturally interesting arch in an alley in the neighborhood behind La Seo del Salvador. There is at least one directional sign to help you find it.

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

This rich connects the cathedral to the Deans house, dates back to the twelve hundreds. It is nice to walk around the narrow streets around the cathedral and try to imagine how was life in the middle ages. BTW , in the plaza next to...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

One of the archs around Pilar square. Nice wee streets to walk around before joining the main Cathedral.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Interesting enough for a quick look (and maybe a photo) and pretty close to the cathedral, but there really isn't much to see.

Thank Vlad S
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Interesting to see the roman arch being used in this passage, the architectural principles to distribute weight is to be seen, but not too much besides this

Thank AndreRezende
Reviewed 18 October 2012

The Arco del Dean is located at Calle del Dean. The Dean was the second most important in the Cathedral, second to the bishop. In 1293 he decided to build an arch that connected the Cathedral to his new house. The arch was remodeled between...More

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