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Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, Leon

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 2,800+ reviews on the web
Also known as the "House of Light,” Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral was built on the site of Roman baths. Myriad styles of painting and architectural craftwork decorate the interior, including alabaster sculptures dating back to the Renaissance and a grand rose window that casts warm light over a spot in the cathedral where it is said that justice was imparted. The museum shelves inside the cathedral hold over 1,500 items of sacred art, some of which date back to prehistory. To visit Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral and other attractions in Leon, use our Leon trip itinerary maker.
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  • The exterior of the Cathedral is already very impressive. The Interior is really incredibly beautiful. About 1,900 sqm colored window. You should necessarily enjoy this with much leisure. Very good also the audio service in several languages, including German.
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  • One of the best cathedrals I've visited, stunning rosettes and stained-glass windows. Check opening hours, closing soon!
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  • Visit obliged if raisins by Leon, the Cathedral you offers one of them shows more grandiose in form of thousand and a stained-glass windows. It is curious that having so many stained-glass windows, the Cathedral is quite dark when you walk by it, just look up and enjoy the magnificent stained glass windows and the little light that enters it. Despite this, it is of the most beautiful cathedrals of Spain.
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  • The "Pulchra Leonina" is one of the most beautiful Gothic style cathedrals in Spain. It's stained glass windows are probably the best of Spain.
  • Great Cathedral. It is a must if you visit León city. You can have an interior view from a elevated platform.
  • Probably the best stained glass windows in the world. It is an absolute must when visiting Leon.
  • Beautiful cathedral!
  • Very nice historic building, worth a visit.
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