Spain

The face of this article is what I would imagine the majority of Spanish buildings to look like. Judging by movies, of course. However, there are, in fact, a variety of influences that have contributed to the architecture that can now be seen on the streets of Spain.

Spires are tapering conical structures on the top of a building, typically a church tower. The most famous spired building in Spain is the Sagrada Família, a Roman Catholic minor basilica. Below are examples of such buildings in Spain.

Romanesque first developed in Spain in the 10th and 11th centuries. Half-round arches, doors, and windows, as well as ornate tile work, are characteristic features of Spanish architecture, especially that with a Roman influence.

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