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The Cathedral of Santa Maria of Salamanca was raised from an early medieval temple. The works began under the promotion of the bishop Jerónimo de Perigord at the beginning of the 12th century begun by the major apse. Initially it had a marked defensive aspect, with such elements as parapets and battlements, as well as a blunt tower, by it she is known as ” Salamancan Fortis “. Stands out the Tower of the Rooster, dome that crowns the cruise, which construction places about the year 1150.

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