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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral

Plaza Regla s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
+34 987 87 57 70
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The main tourist attraction in Leon.

Leon Cathedral is a splendid piece of religious architecture and is a highlight of any visit to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
It's the glass......

Once you spend enough time Europe there exists the possibility of "cathedral overload", all so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ernie S
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Calgary, Canada
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Gothic-era cathedral of golden sandstone with soaring stained glass windows and richly decorated West portals.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Plaza Regla s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Leon Cathedral is a splendid piece of religious architecture and is a highlight of any visit to Leon. With the Plaza Regla and Plaza Puerta Obispo just outside the main frontage, there is a wonderfully open aspect that sets the cathedral off perfectly.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once you spend enough time Europe there exists the possibility of "cathedral overload", all so beautiful in their own way. Maybe that's when its a good idea to investigate the details, thats where the stained glass got me. Absolutely wonderful, day and night! Don't remember...More

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On cathedrals trip of Northern Spain having done previous trips in France and England. This one blew me away. So much stained glass, much cleaned/restored, well preserved stonework. Clearly a landmark loved by its citizen. A must see.

1  Thank Jon C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to several on our travel through N Spain and would rate this as one of the best. Entry is 6 euros which includes a voice machine . Stunning glass windows.

1  Thank Trevor A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is located in the city centre. From outside you can see the enormous building on the other hand inside you can see small pieces of beautiful stain glass.

1  Thank Aom K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cathedral is one of the best I have been to in Europe. It is large and has a great history. The hand held tour guide is excellent. The stained glass windows are exceptional. Easy to spend an hour there. Recommend.

1  Thank Phillip E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a queue, but it moved quickly. A rather somber interior apart from the stained glass windows which were numerous.

1  Thank maggie9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite spots in León. You can't imagine all the majesty you can find inside. There are some hours where the entrance is free so have a look in advance. Totally recommend it

1  Thank Diana H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

What a stunning cathedral! Helpful staff and the audio information that you get is excellent.A wonderful place to spend an hour or two.

1  Thank Steph H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Amazing Cathedral with stained glass everywhere. Liked the audio guide type of tour which allows a self paced tour, and allows you to stop along the way just to gaze and admire the architecture. This is a must see in Leon.

1  Thank P C
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