Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, Leon

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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. Arrange your visit to Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral and discover more family-friendly attractions in Leon using our Leon holiday planner .
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  • August 20, 2017
    Monument go... an architectural jewel... Very well preserved. It is worth visiting it although you could get higher starting this wonderful exhibition.
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    One of the most beautiful cathedrals in Spain. The first truly Gothic stained glass windows have almost no equal.
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  • August 20, 2017
    It's beautiful! The visit is worth $ 6, we had time to by what will come back without a doubt!
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  • Although it has been refurbished many times over the centuries (due to the apparently limescale stones), this cathedral it's very nice. Apparently, the only original part is the rose window. The towers, fours of them, have been built in different times, starting from the XIII century.
  • Great Cathedral. It is a must if you visit León city. You can have an interior view from a elevated platform.
  • Impressive. Just a pity you have to pay for the entrance.
  • The most beautiful monument in Spain
  • Beautiful stained glass windows. Gothic style well preserved. Nice audioguide information. Really a top munument among cathedrals in Spain.

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