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Catedral de la Asunción, Leon

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches, Historic Sites
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4.7/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
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. Make Catedral de la Asunción part of your personalized Leon itinerary using our Leon vacation generator.
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  • If you are a lover of art and photography, this is the place to visit. Impressive open in the city of León from his roof where you can walk between the domes, not on them. Its architecture and size are impressive and it is currently in maintenance. Inside the tomb of one of the greats of Latin American literature as it was Dario Rubén. Not to be missed
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  • Its in the heart of Leon, so i assumed there would be commanding views from the top. It cost 85 Cordobas, about 3USD, and i didn't think it was really worth it. I guess its cool you can climb on a cat...  read more »
  • Amazed, one block in size with a spectacular interior and showing the mausoleum of Rubén Darío. The walk through the domes of the Church allow a citywide vistada and make great photographs. With very fine architectural elements is without a doubt the largest Cathedral I've visited so far. It is worth
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  • Beautiful church. One of the oldest and largest in latin america
  • One of the major sights in this small town, which is a easy day-trip destination from Managua.
  • Newly renovated cathedral. Cost is 84 Cordoba ( $3 USD) to go up to the top. Well worth it. It was open on Sunday.
  • It's the cathedral in the center. It just get a makeover and therefore were some comstructions ongoing. For 3$ you can go to the roof. You have to buy the ticket on the back side in a small tunnel.
  • Nice view from the top. Worthy to have a look.
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