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Catedral de Alcala de Henares

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Nice Cathedral

Very nice cathedral. A good stop if you have time when wondering the streets of Alcala de Henares... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Tammy E
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Seattle, Washington
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
Auriennes
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Plaza Santos Ninos s/n, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Very nice cathedral. A good stop if you have time when wondering the streets of Alcala de Henares. Churches are always a nice stoop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy E
Reviewed 10 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cher q
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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Auriennes
Reviewed 29 January 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Olena S
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Rafael M
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

Date of experience: December 2016
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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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank arual1821
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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank spanishmiss
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