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Old March 25th, 2014, 04:37 PM   #1
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Catedral de Don Justo | Mejorada del Campo | Spain.

Originally Posted by Daily Mail
'I'd build it all again but twice as big': Former monk spends 50 YEARS creating a giant cathedral from junk

Justo Gallego Martinez has worked on the building at Mejorada del Campo near Madrid since the early 1960s
He had no architectural training and no construction experience and had never laid a brick before in his life
The former Trappist monk vowed to build the cathedral after surviving a bout of tuberculosis

By Steve Nolan

PUBLISHED: 15:10 GMT, 27 August 2013 | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 27 August 2013
With its giant spires and magnificent dome to rival that of St Peter's Basillica, Mejorada del Campo's impressive cathedral looks like it has been skilfully crafted by a team of architectural experts.

It's impossible to believe that it has been single-handedly built by a former trappist monk who had never laid a brick in his life.

The as yet unfinished building, a little over 12 miles outside of Madrid, has been painstakingly built piece by piece over 50 years by 86-year-old farmer Justo Gallego Martinez.
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wow, I'm totally impressed with the unique design of the old church,,,,
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Impressive and very nice
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quite impressive..I can see a mixture of various designs of different times which makes it a unique one.
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