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The cathedral of light

I have never seen more stained glass in my life. It is absolutely stunning! The cathedral crowns... read more

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Tomi987
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A real gem

A well organised venue with audiophiles included which gave a very detailed explanation. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elchimera
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Gothic-era cathedral of golden sandstone with soaring stained glass windows and richly decorated West portals.
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Plaza Regla s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have never seen more stained glass in my life. It is absolutely stunning! The cathedral crowns the beautiful city of León. Don’t miss it.

Thank Tomi987
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A well organised venue with audiophiles included which gave a very detailed explanation. The stained glass alone us a reason to visit on a sunny day. A fantastic time.

Thank Elchimera
Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt like it was more of a Museum than a Cathedral. It was difficult to find where Mass was being celebrated. However, the Cathedral and Cloister were beautiful and had many items and features that were very interesting to see

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an incredible building and the story of it construction and later restoration is amazing. To be in such excellent condition today after the centuries is fantastic. Lots to see, the audio guide is informative, the stained glass stunning. Allow at least 45 minutes.

Thank ce105wine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning cathedral. The audio guide gives loads of information. About 1 hour to take the full tour of the Gothic building. Unbelievable that during the short construction period, the city of Leon counted only 5,000 souls.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Knock out interior! English audio guide is a must as it is a perfect way to hear and learn about this amazing building. I could spill out here all the things we loved about this Cathedral but the best thing is to go look yourself....More

Thank Rowena S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All around the glass stained windows. Different light everywhere. Chapels very nice, wooden stools carved beautifully.

Thank Martin v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didnt expect much from this cathedral but it was very beautiful from outside and inside. I especially loved to have a coffee sitting on the stairs here. Half of this cathedral was under construction but still it was a great experience during my pilgrimage.

Thank YeJiS28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cathedral is imposing and very beautiful. The price to visit is 6€ per person, although the prices are lower for students, disabled people and some others. It includes an audioguide in some european languages and magazine with information of the Cathedral. It is so...More

Thank LauraRayer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous gothic cathedral. A lot of colours, not many light inside, but all those windows make it magical. Strongly recommended to visit it and feel it’s spirit. Haven’t seen anywhere similar place.

Thank Beata K
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