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Catedral de Cuenca, Cuenca
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The specific Gothic architecture of the 12th-century Catedral de Cuenca may seem a little out of place in Castile. Inspired by Richard the Lionheart’s sister, Eleanor Plantagenet, who married Castilian King Alfonso VIII, it’s Anglo-Norman in style. The 20th-century facade may lead you to think that the cathedral is smaller than it really is. On the inside, you’ll find lots of light and enormous dimensions. Be sure to get the audio guide. Catedral de Cuenca is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Cuenca Edition.
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  • Beautiful on the outside on the inside have called me attention to their windows had an exhibition of Ai Wei Wei inside which was worth visiting beautiful Altar and with very extensive opening hours because it was open until eight in the evening
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  • Its exterior and facade are majestic, grandiose and spectacular. Amazing the human hand to lift and get an architectural beauty of this magnitude. Inside, deplorable thanks to an exhibition that who has occurred should pay a fine to the rest of humanity. Plates with projectors with images of avant-garde and psychedelic, light metal chain curtain patio of people hanging from the legacy which belongs to us all. Regrettable. And for the small fee of €8 since when paid, unless the will in a temple of God? Not is when I'll be back to Cuenca... but I hope that I will reflect on the pathetic ridicule of the image of Cervantes and the Cathedral.
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  • My husband and I went into the Cathedral expecting to see the beautiful interior but we got so much more! There was an art exhibit inside with information about Cervantes and a large exhibit of Ai Wei...  more »
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  • Very nice Church
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  • Striking out due to its differences with the rest of cathedrals that exist in Spain. Inside I can not comment because I think it is a glut, which charge 8 euros to enter
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  • Historical
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  • It's not worth time. They charge € 4 to enter. Cathedrals that in Spain and no charge. Painful
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  • Beautiful girl
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