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Third Largest Church Buildings - Seville Cathedral
The Cathedral of Saint Mary, better known as Seville Cathedral, is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. The interior is enormous and boasts five large naves. The building is 126 meter long and 83 meter wide (413 x 272 ft), with a ceiling height of up to 37 meter (121 ft). Its construction started in the early 15th century and its completed in the early 16th century. The remains of Christopher Columbus lie in the cathedral. The Cathedral's main portal, the Puerta de la Asuncíon, is situated at the Avenida de la Constitution. Created in 1833, it is decorated with statues of saints and a relief above the door shows the Assumption of the Virgin.