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Cathedral de Leon (Santa Maria de Regla)

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Address: Plaza de Regla, s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
Phone Number: 987 875 770
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Description: Gothic-era cathedral of golden sandstone with soaring stained glass...
Gothic-era cathedral of golden sandstone with soaring stained glass windows and richly decorated West portals.
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Beautiful!

well it didnt take much to see why this was one of the 3 top Cathedrals in Europe. The stained glass is amazing and the choir singing with those acoustics made for a very plesant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Timbuktu, Mali
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Timbuktu, Mali
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

well it didnt take much to see why this was one of the 3 top Cathedrals in Europe. The stained glass is amazing and the choir singing with those acoustics made for a very plesant experience

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Aranda de Duero, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The front of building is extremely beautiful at day and night. The illumination of the Cathedral helps the look. Inside there are lots of chapels with different objects that are different and beautiful too. You can take pictures without flash.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Unique and full of history, set at the plaza, in old Leon. Very central and next to the museum. Closed in the afternoon for siesta.

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Edinburgh
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18 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Fascinating and beautiful cathedral. Good audio guide. Visit the museum and cloisters too but make sure you understand how you get out of the museum - they unlock the door to let you in and I then joined up with a group so that getting out was ok but that all felt a bit odd!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The stained glass windows are amazing. The museum is also very advisable, although I missed the help of a guide.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Gorgeous gothic building, lit up at night in a bustling area it is great to head for and see the city at night from there

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After some fancy weddings completed we were able to tour the Cathedral. It is one of the most amazing in Spain. A must see!

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Virginia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I had no idea this cathedral was on par with Notre Dame and Chartre. This is probably the most spectacular display of stained glass in any gothic cathedral. I actually visited twice.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Cathedral in Leon - Santa Maria de Regla has the architecture that is quite similar to the one in Paris- Notre Dam in terms of appearance, but the inside- wow, here comes the Light! The glass-staining make you literally dizzy of colors and lights! A genuine work of art! There is also a chance to attend an organ concert,... More 

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santa fe, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is possibly the best cathedral in Spain. The French influence is striking - brilliantly colored stained glass windows all around. Each and every side chapel offers something wonderful - sculpture or painted altar pieces. A genuine work of art.

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