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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  • Although it has not been possible to admire your inside, because the visitation is only until 17:00, outside of the Old Cathedral's entrance. Huge doors and magnificent, beautiful frescoes, thousands of details a more beautiful than another. To watch her in many more angles and more impressive is the history and architectural wonders. Walk calmly, note and is enchanted with this spectacular work.
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  • Always is a good idea, but if is a tour night the idea is excellent. In a night of summer, the lights of the city and the Golden of the stones, the rise to them towers... SPECTACULAR!
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  • Just had time to see her or rather admire it from the outside. It's beautiful and unique when it comes to decorating your once it is found the ondd plateresque style, as we find the Manueline in Portugal. I found the Hare, the astraunauta, the Devil with the ice cream. It was fun looking.
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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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