A cathedral is a Christian church that contains the seat of a bishop.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Cathedrals':
Aachen Cathedral Church of St Mary/"Kaiserdom"Albi Cathedral (late 13th century)Alcala de Henares Magesterial CathAleppo Cathedral of the Forty Martyrs Amiens Cathedral Bas Cat de Notre DameAngra do Heroismo Se CathedraleAntigua Guatemala Cat de San Jose (Former Cath)Aquileia Bas di S Maria Assunta (Former Cath)Arequipa Basilica CathedralAssisi San RufinusAvignon Bas Cat Notre Dame des DomsAvila The SavioursBagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery Bagrati CathedralBamberg St Peter und St GeorgBardejov Town St AegidiusBelfries Bas ND de Tongres (Former Cath), Cath Notre Dame (Antwerp)Berat and Gjirokastra Berat: the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Annunciation
(13th cent., restored in 1747)Bordeaux Cath Saint-Andre, Cath SJ-Baptitste - Former CathBosra Cathedral of Bosra (former cath); linkBourges Cathedral St EtienneBrasilia Metro' Nossa Sen'a Aparecida, Cat Militar Sta Maria dos MilitaresBridgetown St. Patrick's Cathedral - Catholic and St. Michael's Cathedral - AnglicanBrugge St SalvadorBurgos Cathedral Our Lady of BurgosButrint Byzantine (former)Caceres St Mary's co-CathedralCamagüey Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria (rebuilt 19th century)Camino Real San Luis Potosi (Baroque 1670-1740) and Durango started 1675 BaroqueCampeche Canterbury Church of ChristCartagena
San PedroCathedral of St. James in Sibenik St. JamesChartres Cathedral Notre DameChurches and Convents of Goa Sé CathedralCidade Velha S? Catedral (ruins)Cienfuegos Catedral de la Purisima Concepción. The two-towered, neo-classical building was finished in 1869 and consecrated as cathedral in 1904. City of Luxembourg Notre DameCologne Cathedral Domkirk SS Peter und MariaCordoba Mezquita de C?rdobaCoro and its Port "Pope Clement VII made Coro South America's first bishopric in 1531 , thus this Church became the first Cathedral." Costiera Amalfitana St AndrewCracow WawelCuenca Nuestra Senora de GraciaCuzco Santo DomingoDamascus Virgin Mary's Cathedral: It was built in the 2nd century A.C. It is considered the oldest church in DamascusDiamantina Cat Metro Santo AntonioDubrovnik AssumptionDurham Castle and Cathedral Durham CathedralEchmiatsin and Zvartnots St Gregory, St George (Ruined)Edinburgh St Giles High Kirk/Cathedral, St Mary's Metropolitan CathElvas Nossa Senhora da AssunçãoEvora Sao FranciscoFerapontov Monastery cathedral of the Nativity of the Holy VirginFerrara Bas Cat di S GiorgioFlorence Bas Cat Sta Maria del FioreGoias Catedral Santa AnaGrand-Bassam Cathédrale Sacré Cur Graz St AgidiusHarar Medhane Alem CathedralHildesheim Cathedral and Church St. Mary's CathedralIbiza Our lady of the SnowsIsland of Saint-Louis Cath?drale Saint Louis, 1828 Neoclassical facadeIstanbul Hagia Sophia (Former Cath)Kasbah of Algiers The Ketchaoua mosque was before independence in 1962 the cathedral of St Philippe, itself made in 1845 from a mosque dating from 1612Kazan Kremlin Annunciation Cathedral (1554-62), the only 16th-century Russian church to have six piers and five apsesKiev St Sophia CathKotor St TryphonKremlin and Red Square Anunciation, Dormition, Archangel Michael, St BasilsKutna Hora Cath of Our Lady at SedlecL'viv Armenian Catholic Cathedral, Latin Cathedral and probably St. George's CathedralLeón Cathedral Lima Cat Bas St Juan ApostolLoire Valley Cath?drale Sainte-Croix d'Orl?ansLyon Cat St Jean BaptisteMacao St Pauls (Ruined), Se Cat da Natividade de N SenhoraMantua and Sabbioneta Duomo di Mantova (Saint Peter's Cathedral)Mexico City Metrop Cath of the AscensionModena Cat S Maria AssuntaMorelia Catedral de los MonjasMtskheta SvetitskhoveliMudejar Architecture of Aragon
Sta Maria de Mediavilla, La SeoNaples San GennaroNotre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai Notre-Dame CathedralNovgorod St SophiaOaxaca and Monte Alban Cath of the Virgin of the Assump'Old City of Jerusalem Basilica of Holy Sepulchre, Co-Cath of Most Holy Name of Jesus, St James CathedralOld Havana St CristopherOlinda Cat metro Sao SalvadorOporto Nossa Senhora Panamá "impressive ruins of the cathedral" (Panama Viejo, AB ev)Paramaribo Roman Catholic Cathedral St. Petrus en PaulusParis, Banks of the Seine Notre DamePiazza del Duomo (Pisa) DuomoPienza Cathedral Santa Maria Assunta (1459-1462), GothicPopocatepetl monasteries Cath of the assumption of MaryPotosi Cath Bas de Nstra Senora de la PazPrague
SS Vitus, Wenceslas, Adalbert?Puebla Immaculate ConceptionQuébec Notre DameQueretaro Church of San Francisco served as a Cathedral until 1921 when it was chaged to San Felipe Neri. Both are within the WHS boundariesQuito Virgin Asunta al cieloRegensburg St PeterReims Notre DameRiga St Mary's DomeRome Basilica of St. John LateranRoskilde Cathedral DomkirkRoute of Santiago de Compostela St Pedro, JacaRoutes of Santiago de Compostela in France Cathedrale St Front (Perigueux), Ancienne Cathedrale (Bazas), Cath Notre Dame (Bayonne), Cathedrale Saint Capres (Agen), Bas Cath Notre Dame (Le Puy), C ND dl Sede (St Lizier) - Former Cath, N-D St BRuins of León Viejo Ruins of the cathedralSalamanca St Mary's ("Old"), Assumpt of Virign ("New")Salvador de Bahia Cathedral Basilica of SalvadorSalzburg SS Virgil + RupertSan Cristobal de La Laguna Our Lady of the RemediesSanta Ana de los Rios de Cuenca Old and New Cathedral (only latter is in use), Neo-Gothic style (1880)Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela CathSanto Domingo Sta Maria la MenorSão Luis Cat Met Nossa Senorha da VitoriaSegovia St Mary'sSeville St Mary of the SeesSiena Cat di S Maria AssuntaSpeyer Cathedral SS Mary + StephenSpissky Hrad & Levoca Spisska Kapitula - St Martin CathedralSt. Petersburg St Isaacs, St Sampson, Our Lady of Kazan, SS Peter + Paul, Smolny Cath, St Nicholas Naval Cath, Transfiguration, Trinity, St Andrews, Grand Church of the Winter Palace ( consecrated as a cathedral in 1763)Stone Town of Zanzibar Stonetown Anglican Cathedral
Strasbourg Strasbourg CathedralSucre Cath-Basil de N Senora de GuadSyracuse "The Cathedral was built by bishop Zosimo in the 7th century over the great Temple of Athens (5th century BC), on the Ortygia island. This was a Doric edifice with six columns on the short sides and 14 on the long ones: these can still be seen incorporated in the walls of the current church." (Wiki) Tallinn Alexander Nevsky CathedralToledo St Mary'sTorun SS John the Baptist/EvangelistTrier Cath of St PeterUbeda and Baeza Sta MariaUrbino Bas Cat di S Maria assuntaVal di Noto Bas Cat di S Giuliano (Caltagirone), Cat di San Nicolo (Noto), Cat di S Giovan Bat (Ragusa), Bas Cat di S Agata (Catania)Valletta St JohnsVenice and its Lagoon St Marks, Co-Cath S Pietro di Castello (Olivolo), Bas Cat SM Ass (Torcello) Former CathVerona Cat di Sta Maria AnnunVicenza Cat di Sta Maria AnnunVienna St. Stephen's CathedralVigan Met Cat Conversion of St PaulVilnius SS Stanislav and VladislavVisby St MaryWarsaw St Johns, Cath of St Michael Arch + St Florian, Co-Cath of Our Lady of VictoryWhite Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal Cathedral of the Assumption (1158)Willemstad Cath of Our Lady of the holy RosaryZacatecas Cath Basil - Virgin of the Assump'Zamosc Holy Ascension + St Thomas