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The ambassador to Unesco threatens the Burgos cathedral with taking away its status as a World Heritage Site | Culture

Juan Andrés Perelló, permanent ambassador of Spain to UNESCO, an entity linked to the United Nations, threatened yesterday to propose the withdrawal of the status of World Heritage from Burgos Cathedral if the project to change the three doors is executed current of its main facade to replace them with bronze ones budgeted at 1.2 […]

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The new doors of Burgos Cathedral will not be ready in July, when the monument’s 800th anniversary is celebrated | Culture

The uproar created around the plan to renovate the wooden doors of Burgos Cathedral with bronze ones, the work of the architect Antonio López, continues to grow. The Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando has analyzed the proposal, coming from the Burgos Archdiocese and the Cabildo, and has defended the “desirable conservation of […]

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Burgos cathedral. An angel against the Door of Forgiveness

There are living, inhabited monuments that endure; and dead, those who, useless for the future of life, become a trace of memory, condemned to eternal ruin, to their mummification or dusty disappearance. Between the living and the dead, the game of history unfolds, the future. Keep reading

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The new doors of Burgos Cathedral open a debate on its 800th anniversary | Culture

Recreation of the cover of Burgos Cathedral prepared by Antonio López. Burgos Cathedral it’s anniversary. This Gothic jewel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an emblem of the city, will be – on July 20, 800 – years from the beginning of its construction. The temple faces the anniversary in the midst of a heated […]

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