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Catedral de Alcala de Henares

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An obliged to visit.

After visiting The University and Cervantes birth house my friend and I went to the Cathedral. It... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Aury D
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Beautiful

This old church was just beautiful! We snuck in during a rain storm, and there was a mass going... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Rachel M
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Plaza Santos Ninos s/n, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

It's worth going into this cathedral to visit the tomb of Cisneros, who was so important to Spain as the founder of the University in Alcalá in the times of Isabel and Ferdinand. It's also the start of the "Student's Route" for the "Camino"--the pilgrimage...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral with an interesting history. The tower was off limits due to the storks nesting there but the building is as beautiful outside as inside

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

After visiting The University and Cervantes birth house my friend and I went to the Cathedral. It is located in the Plaza de los Santos Ninos. After the Civil War in 1936, the church suffered a major fire, and almost all of the treasures were...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Beautiful amazing Cathedral. Not very big. Very peaceful. Closes early though which kind of sucks! Around 6 or so!

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This old church was just beautiful! We snuck in during a rain storm, and there was a mass going. While I am not Catholic, it was a beautiful experience.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Not so interesting by itself but part of the very beautiful old city of Alcalá de Henares, which is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We went here with our Spanish friends . We were offered an English speaking electronic guide when we went inside as we don't understand Spanish but we didn't take it as we had our friends with us. The cathedral was absolutely stunning. It had like...More

1  Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I recommend to pay to go to the tower to get a perfect view of Alcala; it is worthy. The Cathedral itself did not impressed me much, however a visit is well a try.

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Do go to visit the cathedral when in Alcala. A nice cool building to be in when it was 37 degrees outside! The cathedral suffered great damage during the Spanish Civil War so has been restored. There were photographs of the original Cathedral on display...More

1  Thank spanishmiss
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This cathedral is well worth seeing, as it is quite grand, with nice architectural flourishes, as well as holding the remains of Justus and Pastor, local saints who were martyred as children.

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