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Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed August 30, 2019

Iconic cathedral in the heart of Leon. Town square with nice fountains. Rooftop of cathedral is spectacular with white domes and views of the towns and mountains around it. Requires a ticket and shoes have to be off on the rooftop. Well worth it. Inside...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

I enjoyed exploring this cathedral and the view from the roof is fabulous. Staff were friendly and spoke a little English.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bethpindc
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

If you are in Leon and you will like to see a great view of the colonial city,go to the roof of the Cathedral !! You will pay $3 dollars entree fee and take the stair way of the left hand tower.There will be about...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DuranToursNicaragua
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

A must see when you're in Leon, but also worth the 3 dollars to go up. Staff is really nice and the view is amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cvdheuvel
Reviewed May 14, 2019

We decided to visit the Cathedral out love for Colonial buildings, and because it houses Ruben Dario's tomb. We paid a tour guide to take us to the basement tombs and explain the story behind every plaque. Best desition ever! Erenia turned out to have...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Crusareds
Reviewed April 24, 2019

One of the most impressive and glorious CATHEDRALS in all Americas. Is located in the center of the revolutionary city of Leon. The fantastic interior is crowned by the tomb of the national poet not only of Nicaragua Ruben Dario. The views from the roof...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andreas C
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

We viewed this from s bus as part of s tour from a cruise. Our guide provided information on the history. We did not tour grounds or building.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jamesag2016
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

They have really cleaned up the church and it looks amazing now! You have to pay to go on the roof though . It’s $3

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BillyK1980
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

I'm not usually one for checking out cathedrals or architectural buildings, but this one was pretty neat. I had seen someone's photos on their blog about how it was beautiful and white, and you even had to take you shoes off to keep it white....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrea B
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Costs 1USD to enter and another 3USD to go on the roof. The cathedral looks impressive from the outside - wait till after midday, when the sun has come round, to take a photo. Inside is very simple and lacking interest. The view of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 24, 2017|
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Response from livelovebackpack | Reviewed this property |
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Response from jackietrehorn | Reviewed this property |
You have to take of your shoes so as not to make marks on the white roof or damage the ballustrades.
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