Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), Salamanca
(4.7/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
One of Salamanca’s two major cathedrals, Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) represents a mix of Gothic and Romanesque styles. Pick up an audio guide at the entrance to learn about the cathedral, which dates back to the 12th century, and the mosaics, frescoes, and gold altar it contains. Climb up the bell tower and pass over the walkway for a birds-eye view of the cathedral. Add Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja) and other attractions to your Salamanca trip itinerary using our Salamanca holiday planner.
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  • Not to be missed. Take your time because a lot of things to see. Attention closes pretty early in winter 17: 30 for l ' one and 18 h to l ' another.
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  • Must-see in Salamanca, this Romanesque or old, Cathedral next to the Gothic Cathedral new, only by your front door worth the visit and its great architectural work. They are a wonder.
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  • WONDERFUL. Yes, in capital letters. Only to see the Cathedral already is worth the visit to Salamanca.
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  • Splendid! It's a great cathedral, to be visited together with it's new neighbour (still 300 years old). Do take an audio tour, as it adds a lot to the experience.
  • Connected to the new catedral and the original one... a must see
  • Amazing
  • Without a doubt, landmark of the city which you can not miss, both outside and inside.
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  • Very good, the visit is joint to the two cathedrals, the old and the new. Both are incredible.
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