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Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

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Address: Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923-21-74-76

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Just stunning, both inside and out. Set in a super city whites very easy going and relaxing. A must see if in Spain, you won't be disappointed.

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

Just stunning, both inside and out. Set in a super city whites very easy going and relaxing. A must see if in Spain, you won't be disappointed.

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Larkspur, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The old cathedral is like stepping into an art history book. It eerie and beautiful. You pay one price for old and new cathedral and it's worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The old and new cathedrals are really all one building, the old one on the S 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 takes you back in time, and makes one wonder how such was constructed so very long ago. Masses are still held there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful landmarks in Salamanca, specially the altar inside the cathedral, to which you can access by purchasing a ticket to the Ieronimus exhibition! We were told that many couples choose this church to get married because of its history and beauty on the inside, which you cannot definitely tell if you just look at... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Wonderful building. The audio guides are well done and really add to the experience. It is rare to see a Cathedral of such antiquity. The price is very reasonable.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Beautiful photo opportunity, nice walk with a few lovely bars surrounding. A bit steep in places to walk in the heat.

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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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23 reviews 23 reviews
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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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Le Pecq, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had an extraordinary visit- audio guides brilliantly done, incredible mix of gallery and prayer spaces. Definitely underrated!

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Address: Address: Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923-21-74-76
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca

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