The ancient church is wonderful, esp. the Door of the Lamb with the equestrian statue of St Isidore high above the porch, but the highlight for most people will be the museum-section, for which you pay extra, and which has its own door and opening times. This is where the so-called Pantheon is, with many stone coffins that once held the remains of members of the royal family of Leon, and astonishingly well-preserved Visigothic frescoes on the vaults. Then a beautiful cloister and stairs up to the museum proper, with among other things the precious eleventh century chalice of Dona Urraca (you can read her story in Wikipedia - search for "Urraca of León and Castile" - it's fascinating), and the ancient monastery library.
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