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Cathedral of Almeria

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Address: Almeria, Spain
Phone Number: 669913628
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Nice cathedral

The interior is nice while not special. I found the architecture (mainly gothic) quite special. With the surrounding square, one of the landmarks not to be missed in Almeria.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
lilliputz
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Windsor, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This seems like a very large cathedral on the outside, but when you go inside, it is quite small. They have signs saying no photos, so as a photographer it didn't interest me much. I did go inside, but it was very dark and not much to look at. It's worth a look, but don't schedule a lot of time.

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice cathedral and for your €5 entry fee you get an audio guide. Nothing spectacular for me as I've seen many churches and cathedrals in Europe, but my American buddy loved it.

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Thank MagicDawn
Adelaide Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large Gothic style 16th century Roman Catholic Cathedral in Almeria, worth a quick visit. It is located in a beautiful square with Palm trees all around. It has battlements as it was built to perform a dual function as a fortress too. The altarpieces were stunning. There were many paintings and sculptures. There is also a Cloister area. I understood... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The interior is nice while not special. I found the architecture (mainly gothic) quite special. With the surrounding square, one of the landmarks not to be missed in Almeria.

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Thank lilliputz
Portarlington, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located beside our hotel so no reason not to visit. 5Euro got you entrance and a headset for a guided tour. Interesting enough to visit if you have the time.

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Thank pjmsimmons
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

A nice cathedral with beautiful architecture and average paintings. It's average for the average tourist but might be of importance to a Christian or a history lover. The entrance fee was 5€ per perdon.

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Thank Ahmed A
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a beautiful Gothic Cathedral built in the mid 16th century reflecting that at the time of building Almeria was the wealthiest city in Spain. The gold and art work is well worth seeing.

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Thank Antiques555
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This cathedral is very different from any other cathedral you have ever seen, at least it was for me. From the outside the cathedral looks like a fort with very thick walls, together with the palm trees outside on the square this makes for an incredible view. Inside there is an interesting timeline about the history of Spain and Almeria,... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Having visited 50 plus Cathedrals in Europe I wasn't expecting much. Surprise! This cathedral has an open inner courtyard, numerous ornate side chapels, a great choir, multiple, wonderful special interest museums and more intricate gold etchings then you will find in 10 churches. You can easily spend an hour in awe of all this cathedral has to offer. Architecture dates... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Not being a religious person I don't normally go in for a visit, however, this one intrigued me because it is not the 'normal' church building, it is more like a fortress building, however, I was totally amazed by the interior. The interior was stunningly beautiful and the audio guide was also beneficial. Well worth a visit and only 5... More 

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