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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 today via mobile

So marvelous to see such a gorgeous old church. Thankfully, when they built the new cathedral, they didn't tear down this Romanesque church. It is simple and lovely. It is attached to the new cathedral and when you pay to enter one, you get to...More

Thank Ginnelle E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Like many Catholic cathedrals, this one is a a huge scale. A Spanish friend said it was almost 100m high and I can easily believe him. I didn't find it as attractive as the cathedral in Segovia, but it's certainly impressive. It has all the...More

Thank R0bertBROWN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit in conjunction with the more modern cathedral In my opinion the old one is more beautiful and more authentic

Thank P9920XKjohnm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a breathtaking church well-worth the visit. My experience is that they let priests in free. If you can program a couple hours for the audio tour it is worth it. It is beautiful and it has a lot of history. Perhaps what is...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

These two cathedrals, despite being built at different times, in totally different styles, are joined together and indeed the entrance tickets covers a visit to both buildings. I shan’t give a blow by blow description of the buildings because the entrance fee also includes an...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very old, large and beautiful building, quiet and full of dignity after centuries of devotion. Don’t leave Salamanca without spending time to soak in the atmosphere of this magnificent place.

Thank JPG815
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old catedral with 14-15th century art and frescos. Will take at least two hours to see everything. So take your time and use the audioguide

Thank winebore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there kind of late, and by the time we got through the new cathedral, we did not have time to view the old cathedral. In my opinion, the old cathedral is more interesting and has a wonderful medieval altarpiece. The new cathedral is...More

Thank walksrocco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The review should be about the old and new cathedral because they are side by side and connected. As you walk down from the new cathedral to the old, you are going back centuries. The inside is relatively plain only in comparison to the new...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you find a gem by chance it us better than a pre-planned one. We got tickets for the massive New Cathedral and I completely forgot the smaller old one. Towards the end of the New Cathedral tour, which was good with an excellent audio...More

Thank Anthony P
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ditas s
23 February 2016|
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Response from VLobato | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the general entrance fee is €4,75