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New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva)

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Address: Plaza Juan XXII New Cathedral Patio Chico, 4, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923-21-74-76
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The new cathedral and old can be visited in one trip. Fortunately the old was not demolished to make way for the new. Take the recorded handset to get the most out of the visit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Much better than the old Cathedral. The two cathedrals are connected. They must be seen. Climb the stairs, see the best views of Salamanca. But remember to ask yourself, why do we have to pay to enter a holy site? It is a Cathedral. Can visitors not enter, pay respects, pray even, and wander a bit? Yes, for 4 euros.... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The new cathedral and old can be visited in one trip. Fortunately the old was not demolished to make way for the new. Take the recorded handset to get the most out of the visit and marvel at the cupola, choir stalls and altar piece. It's just a shame that real candles are not supplied to be lit in memory... More 

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Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The old and new cathedrals are attached to each other, so when you take the Audio Tour you get to start in the old building and move into the new building. The Audio Tour is well worth taking. At 4 Euros per person you are given an audio device in your chosen language and it guides you around the buildings,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We were in Salamanca for 3 nights and stayed very near the cathedral. As we were walking along, we saw the entrance and decided to go in. We stopped at every stop on the audio tour and loved the beauty, peace, history, and sacredness of it it was also very cool on a hot day. The old cathedral tour goes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The old and new cathedrals are really all one building, the new one on the N side. We saw them from every angle, low and high, day and night. Lovely yellow sandstone and the tour up the top is well worth it. Lots of spiral steps but there's a one way system. We enjoyed the self-guided day one more but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is hard to discern the new from the old, but one is simply amazed by the Gothic architecture of the buildings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Perhaps my review differs from others but I tend to like the Old Cathedral a bit more than the new. With this said, it is still time well spent to visit the next door neighbor of the Old Cathedral. Different style but still quite inspiring.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Best place for views over the city. Windy staircase as usual but rooms to stop off and see the history of it. Can go along roof top walkways and see the building up very close. Marvellously preserved piece of architecture

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is really an incredible and beautiful building (both the old and new cathedral). We had a lovely tour guide who told us all the history. It's truly breathtaking. The only problem I have is that I can't help thinking of all the poor people who could have been helped if the Catholics didn't spend so much money building this... More 

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Impressive to visit! I would recommend the tour 'backstage' which starts at the side of the cathedral (the side just in front of the NH Puerta de Cathedral). In this way you have a unique view from impressive points (outside on the roofs, on top from the bell tower or even on the walkways whole on the top inside the... More 

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Address: Plaza Juan XXII New Cathedral Patio Chico, 4, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923-21-74-76
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca

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