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Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Girona

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The Roman Catholic Girona Cathedral (Catedral) dominates the city. Take in its huge size—it has the second widest nave in the world—and appreciate its blend of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Visit the cathedral’s museum to see the Tapestry of Creation, an 11th-century textile depicting the Christian story of the earth’s creation. Learn more about the cathedral with an audio guide included in the price of admission. Guided tours are also available for a fee. Be aware that there are many steps up to the cathedral. Put Girona Cathedral (Catedral) into our Girona itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A must see in Girona. Impressive displays although if you are not religious you may question the opulence of the interior. However, go with an objective mind and this is a memorable building.  more »
  • The largest landmark in Girona and definitely in the historic center. We dined and the foot of this cathedral and admired it's presence. Church service was just letting out on the Saturday we we visit...  more »
  • This is a nice church that is situated in a square. See all the sides of the church not just one side.  more »
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  • Amazing Cathedral not to be missed by old Cathedral/Church lovers like me. I've been to a lot of the large famous ones in Europe and this one really holds a candle to any of them. Gorgeous stained glass. Massive interior (apparently the largest gothic nave in The world). Good audio guide.
  • The Cathedral of Girona is awe-inspiring in scope from both the interior and exterior. The building has transformed through many iterations over nearly a millennium of existence, from the 1000 year old Romanesque courtyard to the modern-era analogue clock on its bell tower. Be sure to get an audio guide for the full effect. This is the must-see building in Girona. Also be sure to view the Creation Tapestry in the Cathedral treasure rooms.
  • fascinating architecture, a lot of stairs makes it look impressive. entrance to the cathedral is paying, I think it`s 7e.
  • A wonderful church with history and heritage. Eye astonishingly beautiful!
  • If you like Game of Thrones then you will appreciate the surrounding area. If you don't watch the series at all then you'll probably like the architecture. If you don't like either the you can pass on this area.