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“worth a visit”(5 reviews)
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Calle Somorrostro, 39002 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 60 24
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Originally a monestary the construction of the cathedral took place between the 12th and 14th centuries. So it is a really authentic example of grand architecture and construction during this period. This building combines history and beauty so well worth seeing if in this ancient...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Actually 3 sections, the old church, the cloister and the cathedral. The latter a bit underwhelming. On the way to Santiago de Compostella.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The great cathedral is in town center. Architecture is very interesting. There is inside yard. Inside the cathedral as majestic as outside and organ music makes it even more majestic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 503sergiym
Reviewed 21 July 2018

There is the cathedral itself - open 10-1 and 4-7.30 - and 2 euros only (1 euro for seniors) - then the cloisters which are beautiful - and the church in the crypt below the cathedral - the Church of Santo Christo - entrance free...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank EleanorStoneham
Reviewed 11 July 2018

So disappointing all closed up after making the journey in to see this cathedral . No information to say when or does it open to the public

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MadgeM64
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Worth a stop to have a look around. Free to go around the cloisters but they charge to go into the actual cathedral part (all of 1 euro a person).

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bobby-kinsuk
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Bit hidden from center part of the city, but nice. You can go in, visit church and see small but beautiful garden with fountain. Very peaceful place :)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alex Š
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Attended mass in the beautiful cathedral, imbedded within the cloisters. Beautiful architecture. Well maintained church.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bdcz
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This is not the biggest or most famous cathedral in Spain, but if you're in Santander for a few of hours, its worth a quick visit. The cloisters are beautiful and offer a haven of tranquillity in contrast to the hustle and bustle of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SeemsTVL
Reviewed 28 April 2018

the building is very dark and at the day of the visit some parts were flooded by the rain. In spite of this, the building is very impressive.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bgillat
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