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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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Superb in historical significance, architectural magnificence and religious devotion, this cathedral outdoes many of its rivals in sheer height and proportional elegance. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Superb in historical significance, architectural magnificence and religious devotion, this cathedral outdoes many of its rivals in sheer height and proportional elegance. The entrance fee includes an audio-guide (many languages on offer) and each part of the building has the required number so visitors can learn more about what they are viewing. Beware, however, of wandering audiophiles: they are as... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Even if you don't have a religious bone in your body this cathedral will impress. The stained glass windows on every wall are absolutely stunning and will draw a wow or two from you.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had been told we mustn't miss the Cathedral de Leon ... and it is truly impressive. I am not a fan of audio guides but theirs contributed a lot to my understanding and appreciation of the building.

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

In a great location for people watching this restaurant overlooks the cathedral. The service is good and we even managed to communicate that one of us was a vegetarian with a positive result

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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We have been to many cathedrals and this is absolutely one of the most fascinating. Impressing outside and wonderfull inside. The glass mosaics is a masterpiece. We made a visit in the morning (10 AM) and it was lovely quiet without tourists.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

You could easily spend hours in here with so much to look at. The history of the Cathedral is interesting so it;s worth paying for an audio guide.

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Warrenpoint, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

So well worth a visit ,even if you are feeling a little tired fter your waalk, The stained glass windows are like St Chapelle in Paris. Take your time and absorb the quietness

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Absolutely worth the cost of admission to see this beautiful cathedral with such a rich history! Audio guides work well, just follow the numbers. Located right in the heart of the city, be sure to visit at nighttime as well to see the lights.

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The cathedral contains the most exquisite stained glass windows-truly an amazing architectural/engineering feat.The audio guide is very good.The museum which contains religious items such as chalices, fonts and paintings is well worth a visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The cathedral is large and beautiful with fabulous stained glass. We attended Sunday mass and felt welcomed.

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Additional Information about Cathedral de Leon (Santa Maria de Regla)

Address: Plaza de Regla, s/n, 24003 Leon, Spain
Phone Number: 987 875 770
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Leon

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