Catedral de la Asunción, Leon

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Visit Catedral de la Asunción, the largest cathedral in Central America. A World Heritage Site, the imposing 18th-century cathedral was the first Catholic diocese in Nicaragua. Admire the grandiose building, designed in an eclectic mix of architectural styles including Baroque, Gothic, and Neoclassical. Step inside to see the luminous interior, featuring notable artworks such as a Flemish altarpiece and national artist Antonio Sarria's depiction of the stations of the cross. Some prominent nationals are laid to rest here, including poet Ruben Dario. Climb to the roof for panoramic views of the scenic city surroundings. Put Catedral de la Asunción on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Leon day trip planning site .
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  • This Cathedral is located in the very centre and is among the largest 2-3 in Central America. Beautiful decoration Interior
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  • No I thought it was great thing, is big in size but continues to be a Christian church more. If you want to upload to the bell tower are 3dolares.
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  • Really beautiful cathedral inside $1 to get in,you have to see all of the inside absolutely stunning structures the domes are completely unsupported which makes it even more remarkable our guide Carlo...  more »

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