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Astorga Cathedral, Astorga

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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  • The entrance fee includes an audio guide. The exterior front door and half relief carvings are spectacular. The interior is a museum as well as a church. The alter is pretty ornate. Overall, there are...  more »
  • Must visit when you go to Astorga. An amazing architectural wonder of gothic style with neo-classical courtyard and baroque façade. Inside the Cathedral are amazing sculptures and altars made by Gaspa...  more »
  • City of Astorga with it's catherdal is very important place during the Camino. It's really worth stopping by and exploring.  more »
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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.
  • Stunning
  • The architecture of this building is outstanding. Such a beautiful place, definitely worth visiting.
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