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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral

Plaza Regla s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
+34 987 87 57 70
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A stunning building

I visited here whilst staying in the area on business. The Cathedral is truly stunning, both from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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impresing old gothic

The colorfull windows from different periods justify enough a visit to leon. You can go from madrid... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Gothic-era cathedral of golden sandstone with soaring stained glass windows and richly decorated West portals.
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Plaza Regla s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
+34 987 87 57 70
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited here whilst staying in the area on business. The Cathedral is truly stunning, both from the outside but also inside. The €6 entrance fee also includes a free audio-guide and printed guide. If visiting León, it is a must see attraction.

Thank BigWoo
Reviewed 5 days ago

The colorfull windows from different periods justify enough a visit to leon. You can go from madrid by train in 2 hours

Thank josecarpatos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plaza filled with kids playing soccer. A dangerous place to actually visit in the early evening. Felt like I was in a school yard.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This magnificent church is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. It is well worth a visit if only to see the beautiful stained glass windows which are best seen on a sunny day. We were told that at night the windows are illuminated from the inside....More

Thank 53Shadrach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the jewels of Spain's Catholic Legacy. Built in the 12th century and updated in the 19th century, the Cathedral is blessed with many works of art which are part of its architecture. It was built when the entire population of Leon...More

Thank Humberto G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the must see on your list as you visit Leon. Leon was the starting point on our Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and what better way to start than to visit this Magnificent Cathedral. This 13th Century Gothic Cathedral is renowned for it's...More

Thank Fernando A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entrance fee includes an audio guide which is really useful. We spent around an hour and a half here and really enjoyed it. Cathedrals can be quite dull but this one is spectacular, with the best selection of stained glass I have seen anywhere....More

Thank malcy63
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is indeed a very beautiful cathedral, very well kept with a good audio guide explaining lots of details. The stained glass is wonderful.

Thank lacba
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This 13th century gothic style cathedral is one of the must see's when visiting Leon. The main facade has 2 towers, one of them being the clock tower. The church has nearly 1,800 square meters of stained glass windows which are absolutely magnificent. The museum...More

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Don't miss this gothic masterpiece. The windows are only matched by San Chappell in Paris. Take a guided tour to really get the full understanding of the story the windows tell. The tourist office has tours but if you miss these, a local tour guide...More

Thank jane t
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