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Astorga Cathedral, Astorga

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The construction of grand Astorga Cathedral commenced in 1471 and lasted three centuries. As you explore the cathedral, observe the variety of architectural styles, a consequence of the long construction process. Discover a neoclassical cloister, Baroque towers, and a Renaissance portico. In the principal entrance to the cathedral, admire depictions of Christ’s miracles. Visit the cathedral museum, which hosts a large collection of religious art and items. Make sure you pick up a leaflet at the cathedral entrance, providing more information about the building. Use our Astorga travel itinerary planner to visit Astorga Cathedral on your trip to Astorga, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Catch this Cathedral in the small town of Astorga, as well as the construction of Gaudí. It is one of the stops of the camino de Santiago. Worth it penalty do is a getaway from Leon.
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  • It was closed and I could not visit it inside, but outside is wonderful, I caught my attention its portico and stone more whitish on its side and rosacea in elotro
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  • Beautiful view, outside is beautiful, is not one of the largest but if you go to astorga is visit to make. Also it is very near the episcopal Palace in which you have to remove full entry. If you like architecture and relics, see. In addition it is not nothing crowded.
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  • A very unique Catholic Spanish Church that still has its choir stall taking up the center of the Church. You'll enjoy the artwork and sculpture, and the stained-glass. It's well worth visiting. If you're a Camino pilgrim, you'll enjoy this point of rest.
  • Maybe the most beautiful or unique cathedral in Leon.
  • The architecture of this building is outstanding. Such a beautiful place, definitely worth visiting.
  • A style quite different from the Gaudi building, we find the beautiful Cathedral of Leonese Baroque style. It highlights the altarpiece, and everything is accompanied by much Romanesque
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  • Was on his way to Aranda de Duero and we stopped to eat, I was surprised for good! He did not know the Cathedral and is really pretty
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