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Astorga Cathedral, Astorga
(4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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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  • One of the cathedrals most spectacular that we have seen. The spectacular outside either day or night. The interior does not maintain its spectacular from the outside but not at odds. Recommended.
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  • Qualify well the monument as the Cathedral and its museums are more than interesting. The Nice Cathedral inside and out. Museums surprised us by the amount of paintings and images of authors of great prestige. However, I have to highlight the treatment of dry and little partner staff attending us. It did not seem that they enjoy and that they cease to enjoy that jewel who guard. Being unique visitors who were in their last hour of visit and despite being completely within the timetable announced at the box office, they insisted on several occasions during our journey in which we give us haste and finally we were invited to leave 5 minutes before closing while visiting the last room is complete. It is not a good way to promote the cultural heritage of a city.
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  • What to say, that inside is overshadowed by the architectural figures from abroad. I prefer a beautiful exterior photos in this case.
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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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