We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cathedral of Zamora

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Plaza de la Catedral, S/N, 49001 Zamora, Spain
Phone Number: +34 980 53 06 44
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 114 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A Beautiful Cathedral

Situated on the top of the hill and with a park overlooking the Duero this is a beautiful Cathedral to visit. Although there are many churches in Zamora the Cathedral is worth a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
alexswinn
,
Alexandria, Virginia
Add Photo Write a Review

114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Situated on the top of the hill and with a park overlooking the Duero this is a beautiful Cathedral to visit. Although there are many churches in Zamora the Cathedral is worth a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This cathedral is absolutely gorgeous. It's very well preserved and has astonishingly beautiful tapestries! It's magnificent in every possible way but without being "crushing".

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madrid, Spain
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Loved all about it,as they say in Spain "pequeño pero matón" = Little but FAB!!! When I came out it had just finished raining and the Rainbow was protecting the city.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
35 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The museum houses some impressive tapestries and with few more in the church too. Lovely coloured stone used in this cathedral.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mount Vernon, Maine
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
34 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Make sure to allow sufficient time to spend in the little museum attached to the cathedral. It is well worth, filled with religious art that is quite good and well displayed. Really more of an attraction than the cathedral itself.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pau, France
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
13 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

4 euros entrance for cathedral without extra museum Included hand set with good commentary. Frsutratlingly as usual loads about the religious bits but the actual architecture and wooden carved chairs /doors etc don't get a mention hardly. Don't miss the tapestry rooms on the upper floor

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lisboa
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Wonderful building with its giant "dome." But best of all are the extraordinary tapestries on the upper floor of the museum. These medieval Flemish treasures show scenes from the Trojan War, scenes in the life of the founder of the Tarquin dynasty in early Rome plus scenes from the Jesus miracle of the olive garden. I saw them first some... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
284 reviews 284 reviews
129 attraction reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The cathedral is rather nice, with a fantastic dome (looks great from the outside and reminds me of various Byzantine church domes). There are some excellent choir stalls, with good carvings (some are described as 'earthy', which I think is a polite way of saying they depict a more realistic view of life and love.... There's the usual assortment of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
14 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This old cathedral is really beautifully restored and is well worth the 2 Euros entrance charge (for pensioners.)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Estepona, Spain
Top Contributor
328 reviews 328 reviews
115 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Lovely well maintained cathedral, worth to have a look inside. Nicely situated oposite the Castel in the SE corner of Zamora overlooking the river Duero.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Cathedral of Zamora also viewed

Zamora, Province of Zamora
Zamora, Province of Zamora
 

Been to Cathedral of Zamora? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cathedral of Zamora staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?