Spain:Stamp on Cathedral of Salvador de Albarracin

\"\"Spain post issued a souvenir sheet of the Cathedral of Salvador de Albarracín in the cathedral series on 15th July 2011. The souvenir sheet features a panoramic view of the cathedral and the surroundings.The town of Albarracín is located in the province of Teruel by the river Guadalaviar at an altitude of 1,171 meters. It belongs to the diocese of Teruel – Albarracín and was declared National Monument in June 1961.Although the Cathedral of Albarracín is built on the ruins of an ancient Roman temple, construction of the Renaissance building as we know it today was started around 1530 by Bishop Gaspar Jofre de Borja and was completed around 1595 under Bishop Martin Terrer Valenzuela who commissioned the construction of the bell tower.

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