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Public-images-osm logo.svg building = cathedral
Saint Vitus Cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic.jpg
A building that was built as a cathedral Show/edit corresponding data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Area building=yes.png
Group: Buildings
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Status: de facto

A cathedral is a Christian church which contains the seat of a bishop.

Other churches, which were built with the same architectural features, do not have or never had a bishop. They are also known as cathedrals.

How to map

Draw as an area along the building outline. In cases where it is impossible, one may set a node instead.

Tag it with building=cathedral.

Tags used in combination


Note that in the map style displayed below building=cathedral is rendered just like any other building. Special rendering is caused by amenity=place_of_worship and religion=*.