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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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Linger here a while

The audio tour seems to give little time to the old cathedral. We found it interesting and a good place to linger.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The audio tour seems to give little time to the old cathedral. We found it interesting and a good place to linger.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I took the guided visit, it was quite interesting. Not expect to have fun but expect to learn a lot of cool facts. The story of the church + university of Salamanca is quite impressive.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Perhaps the most interesting in the city. It was good that the old cathedral was preserved after the new one was built. Many medical treasures. Be sure to devote some time to the visit with an audioguide.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Atmospheric and truly opulent. A beautiful cathedral which served the city for many centuries before being absorbed by an equally magnificent, although larger, "new" Cathedral. See both during a 4 hour visit and you will want to go back.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This building is so exquisite with its history and architecture. I would recommend anyone to visit this and the new cathedral. They are attached to each other with parts of the university across the street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Cathedral is simply beautiful, the outside decorations will impress anyone, it is a pleasure to go up all the way in the tower and appreciate the city from an excellent view.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Anyone interested in architecture will find this cathedral breathtaking. The old Cathedral and the "newer" Gothic lead from one into the other. Full of amazing art too

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The old cathedral while impressive inside (especially the altar) is beautifully decorated outside especially above the entrance. The new cathedral is joined to it. A single admission charge for both.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

That's a privilege to visit such a beautiful place. I really recommend a visit to the city of salamanca. If you can stay for more than one day so you can enjoy so many beautiful historic monuments. It's like a time travel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

An interesting building with plenty of locations to visit within the Cathedral Building. Also displays of ancient paintings, statues etc. Allow about 45 minutes for the visit.

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