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Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 74 76
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Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 74 76
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Magnificent Old Cathedral built in late Romanesque style rivals the beauty of its neighbor, the shining Gothic masterpiece adjacent to it, The New Cathedral. The exterior is notable for its famous La Torre Del Gallo (the Cockerel Tower) with a weathervane in cockerel-shape which crowns...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a huge cathedral! For only €2 (discounts for students and over 65) Much beautiful than the "new" one. Loved it! Anyways both are great.

Thank Antonela M
Reviewed 1 week ago

we loved our visit to both cathedrals but preferred this one. The cloisters are beautiful and with great detailing on the pillars.

Thank toniShanghai
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral was built in the XII century in Romanesque architectural style. Beautiful altarpiece.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the exuberant, overwhelming new cathedral you're entering a different world of reflection and inspiration. The old cathedral holds many treasures!

Thank petervanminderhout_9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful sight from outside - great from the inside! Let your mind get lost in the intricate artwork of the finely sculpted exterior - so much to see.

Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rather than take the (no doubt excellent) tour available, my wife and I attended the Noon Mass on Sunday. As an ageing (No - make that "aged") Irish ex-Catholic, I found this an utterly uplifting occasion. Lots of Latin scattered among the Spanish during the...More

Thank corribryan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't add to other reviews. The excellent, but long, audio guide helps you appreciate what you are seeing. We were so lucky - no large groups.

Thank Gulliva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought this was going to be a quick 20 minute walk around. We were wrong. 4.75 Euros to get in but you get an audio guide included and it took us 90 minutes to get round points 1 to 34. The Cathedrals (joined) are...More

Thank desertorkid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a half a day expedition , We used the audio tour which was very informative . There was so much to take in but very fascinating.

Thank chang33
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ditas s
How much is the entrance fee in the old cathedral ?
24 February 2016|
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Response from VLobato | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the general entrance fee is €4,75