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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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Another magnificent Spannish Cathedral

This is a truly awe inspiring Cathedral. It has wonderful stained glass windows and in addition has a totally preserved carved choir area. Take some time and absorb the feeling of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a truly awe inspiring Cathedral. It has wonderful stained glass windows and in addition has a totally preserved carved choir area. Take some time and absorb the feeling of sanctity.

Chorzow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Second after Chartreusse cathedral in aspect of stained-glass windows - it is just marvellous. We came to Leon specially to see it and it was worth!!!!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good audio guide to this huge and very important cathedral both in terms of architecture and Spanish history. A must visit in Leon.

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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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297 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss to visit this cathedral. It is a little below some of the top cathedrals in Spain, such as Barcelona, Seville and Salamanca, but still totally worth the visit. Be aware that visit hours are from 9:30-1:30 and 4:00-7:30

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Sarria, Spain
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many cathedrals it's easy to think another one isn't worth a visit. But please go in here! The stain glass windows cover all the Walls and they are magnificent. They were also made over hundreds of years so really tell some stories. At present they are meticulously being cleaned to bring out their brauitdul colours. Go with... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This gothic catherdal will take your breath away when you first sight the stained glass. It is unique.

Thank Suzanne D
West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent focused cathedral with superb stained-glass windows immediately inspires a sense of awe as you enter. Helpful phones describe a portion of the church in many languages. Imagine a time where from bishop to rock carver all were focused on one purpose, to complete this magnificent structure. Not possible in multi-cultural societies nor maybe desirable nowadays but you still have... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes pay, it makes sense. Excellent visit, great interior, great audioguide. They should improve even neglected aspects of the interior highly recommended

Thank Alejandro P
Dublin, Ireland
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1,186 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just looked at the cathedral from the outside and whilst it is impressive I wouldn't pay €6 to enter. Leon itself doesn't have too much to see so this is a welcome sight.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have visited in my Spain journey so much Cathedrales and this is a nice one but not as impressing, as my travel book suggested. But that is the problem of travelling a lot. The Cathedrale is defintly a must to see (because there is nothing better to top it in this city)

Thank stephaniebK966CH

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