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Girona Cathedral (Catedral)

Plaza de la Catedral, s/n, 17004 Girona, Spain
34 972215814
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Ranked #8 of 30 Attractions in Girona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Description: This 15th-century cathedral has the second-widest nave in the world.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

It's an awesome and quiet place to visit if you like architecture, history and cathedrals. The actual cathedral itself is free. But if you want to go to the museum, there is a charge.

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Mgarr, null, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Girona Cathedral is an awesome place not only from the inside but also from the outside. It is situated on a hill and this provides a very good view of the city of Girona

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Passing through Girona via train on our way to France, I spotted the Girona Cathedral on the skyline. "We've gotta check this place out," I said to my wife. "Circle it on the map." To make a long story short, we did return, opting to live in Girona for three months in the spring of 2013. Naturally, we got to... More

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

You come upon the cathedral after climbing up a hill into the city and it calls you to make the trek. It was worth it because afterwards, you are treated to all the other important monuments in Girona so it is the perfect place to start your tour of the city.

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Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We walked to the old cathedral along the old city walls, which is a hike. Not suitable for people with walking difficulties. Lots of stairs and very high in some places, but you do get great views of mountains, rooftops and cathedral. The cathedral is amazing and 7 euros entrance fee is not to bad, it does include a commentary... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It is just awe inspiring to see a building so grand and so old. There are quite a few stairs to get up to the cathedral. Take you time climbing then and enjoy the view.

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UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The cathedral was lovely to walk around the outside. I did not go inside as there was only 15 minutes left before closing and they wanted to charge me the full entrance which was not cheap.

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Lovely old cathedral. The winding streets up to it and steps in front are spectacular. €7 entrance is slightly steep. I visited 8am in the morning when it is open for worship for free - less crowds and very peaceful

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The outside of the Cathedral is quite pleasant, a beautiful front but nothing much else to recommend it. I totally object to having to pay €7 to pray! Needless to say, I can't comment on the interior.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It's very beautiful cathedral. The square in the front is very nice to rest. You can even get free wifi. It's lovely to go.

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