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Address: Plaza Regla s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
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+34 987 87 57 70

Gothic-era cathedral of golden sandstone with soaring stained glass windows...

Gothic-era cathedral of golden sandstone with soaring stained glass windows and richly decorated West portals.

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Beautiful inside and out. Good audio tour.

6 euros which is a little steep but I don't regret it. Audio tour is simple but good. You can spend the best part of an hour inside and out. Interesting history and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Jai T
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

6 euros which is a little steep but I don't regret it. Audio tour is simple but good. You can spend the best part of an hour inside and out. Interesting history and beautiful building.

Thank Jai T
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

A must see attraction in Leon - the head set tour guides provide a really good explanation of the building and restoration of the cathedral - a highlight for me was the fact that the stained glass windows were all removed and put back together when there was a restoration of the cathedral in the 1850-1900's.

Thank Delyth S
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

It's a very beautiful piece of architecture . Very quite & peaceful. We loved the work done by the artists at the walls etc.

Thank sandeepdutta70
Maldon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is an excellent cathedral to visit with so much to see and take pictures of. There is an audio guide which is well having to explain everything. There are many cathedrals to visit in Spain, but this one is well worth it.

Thank Paul A
Zaragoza, Spain
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72 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

there is a special spot close to the corner of where the bars and restaurants are, where you can photograph it entirely. Ask any local

Thank choni
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The audio guide says everything about this cathedral. The stained glass are so beautiful and the Cathedral is so peaceful even with the visitors inside.

Thank Maria d
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the claustro as well. Worth visiting, just beautiful. An extraordinary example of gothic church.

Thank Abrlie
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful gothic church and a very interesting audio guide. A museum is next to it. Three Floors.

Thank Judith N
York, PA
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Lovely cathedral and architecture. The history is imperative to fully appreciate the building and Leon in all its glory, Pay the money to get the audio tour in the language of your choice. it is well worth it to be able to understand what it took not only to build the structure, but to resurrect it.

Thank LB K
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Obviously its a must see stunning cathedral with a feeling of amazing peace and tranquility, we loved it!

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