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Museo de San Isidoro, Leon
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Museo de San Isidoro dates back a millenium, although it has been rebuilt since then. Within the church is a pantheon serving as the burial place to some dozens of members of Spanish royalty from centuries past. Be sure to look up at the ceiling frescos in this royal tomb. Relics from Saint John the Baptist and Saint Pelayo are on display, as well as the remains of San Isidoro. The museum is sure to interest history buffs, with medieval ivories, fabrics, and codices, as well as a Visigothic Bible. Look up at the facade to see a statue of Saint James the Moor Slayer mounted on horseback. To visit Museo de San Isidoro on your trip to Leon, use our Leon trip itinerary planner.
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  • The visit in the museum plan, does not offer much. Everything is displayed enter a room. It has quite attractive and worthwhile library and of course the frescoes of the pantheon.
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  • Leon has nothing to envy to any world city, with only observe our basilica, both outside and inside including the famous chalice will be adsortos with its beauty and Majesty.
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  • Imprescincindible go to the burial area x the well preservation of the paintings on the walls and ceiling. Only by this, it is worth paying. Worth the pass of troop napoleonica
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  • The visit to the Pantheon Museum are €5 and it is guided. Worth called Chapel Sistine Romanesque by incredible paintings and what they represent.
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  • Impossible to know the history, not Lion, but Spain without having gone through this museum. Not in vain there is buried I think that they were 23 Kings and their Royal Pantheon is considered Romanesque Sistine Chapel
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  • A Museum of few pieces but all unique and very interesting. Unique, wonderful and impressive is also the royal Pantheon, an essential part of the Museum. It's a must-see if you are in Leon.
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  • visit crucial for Romanesque. No visit is complete without seeing the Pantheon of Kings.
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