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Impressive gothic cathedral

A pity that you can only access through paying 6 euros. This doesn't give the possibility to share... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sofmen7
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nice gothic cathedral

This is a stunningly large cathedral, to have been build by a community of just 5000 people. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katrien S
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Ghent, Belgium
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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 1 week ago

A pity that you can only access through paying 6 euros. This doesn't give the possibility to share its beauty to all the people. the price is more expensive than Burgos, which is a more important cathedral in terms of works of art. And also,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a stunningly large cathedral, to have been build by a community of just 5000 people. The towns people got the builders from France, and this is also the only easily recognisably gothic cathedral in Spain. Like the French examples, there is more glass...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though it was under some renovations whilst we were here it was just in one corner so could still view the church itself, stunning and well worth the visit.

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited many Cathedrals in Spain and around the world, maybe the expectation did not live up to the reality. While this is one of the great gothic cathedrals the highlight was meant to be the stain glass windows and while we visited on...More

Thank BandKath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most spectacular of the cathedral on our trip. It has some of the most extensive stained glass after Chartreuse.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Beautiful. Simple, clean lines and with more light than most of people imagines. The unforgettable stained glass... Recommended the complement of the guided tour with headphones.

Thank Dollyjos J
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Yes the stained glass windows are impressive, even if they make the interior dark, but its got a lot going for it. Some folk are pleased that audio guides are part and parcel of the entrance fee - however I find them a total distraction....More

Thank Paula N
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A very impressive Gothic Cathedral, built on the site of the old Roman baths. 13th century. Beautiful stained glass windows

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 23 September 2018 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 20 September 2018 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.

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Kathy B
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