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Pamplona Catedral

Calle Curia s/n, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
948 212 594
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Pamplona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Religious Sites, Museums
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buenos aires
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

the Cathedral is very interesting. somedays Organ is played. There is an expo right beside the cathedral called Occidens telling the history of the land. A must to understand history and culture of the Kingdom of Navarra.

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Greve, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The present Gotic cathedral was build in th 14C an 15C. I think it is a really breathtaking room in an impressive Building. Remember to visit the cloisters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a beautiful building and awe inspiring. The main body of the cathedral is beautiful with its small family chapels elaborately decorated down each side. Once you have seen this you carry on into more of the preserved building through various information galleries which tell you about the history and evolution of it. There is also the refectory, the... More

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Although the cathedral itself is not the most spectacular, they did a great job creating a tour through the adjacent buildings and garden connecting the sites history with worldly historical facts!

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London, Canada
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was our first cathedral as we walked the Camino and your first is always the one to remember! It was breathtaking and brought tears to our eyes. Informative and well presented we enjoyed the interactive displays and the helpful interpretation.

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is another grand cathedral. In the middle can be found the graves of a royal couple of Navarre. While the building is beautiful , there are so many churches in Europe that are equally grand. The Renaissance facade doesn't seem to make sense since it is actually a Gothic structure. I guess it is worth a peek but I... More

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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The presentation of information, the interactive elements and the marriage of old and new is brilliantly done

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Cathedrals are a dime a dozen in Spain. It's a Catholic country after all, and nearly every city of any size and history has one. Been in one, been in all, you might say. That's not really true, they are all slightly different, and each have their own stories to tell. The Pamplona cathedral however, isn't just slightly different, it's... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Inside a good example of French gothic, outside ruined by 18th century upgrade to facade. Charles lll and his queen in crypts inside the church. We didn't get to see the cloisters which are reportedly very good.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This Cathedral is a true tourist destination as it is set up well for visitors. It is beautifully restored, has great explanations of historical interest & is simply impressive. I think it is a have-to on your Pamplona travel list.

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