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Address: Santander, 39002 Santander, Spain
Phone Number: 942-22-60-24
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nice busy place next to cathedral

nice area to sit and have a drink and something to eat, we have had breakfast there in the past and really enjoyed it. Having said this, the recent evening meal we had here was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great bar near the cathedral. A lovely spot to sit and watch the world go by. The owner walks round with trays of tapas for you to try. Service was quick and drinks came with nibbles and olives. Very popular with the locals.

Thank DarrenCherie
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice area to sit and have a drink and something to eat, we have had breakfast there in the past and really enjoyed it. Having said this, the recent evening meal we had here was not so good, the service was really slow because it was very busy and seemed well under staffed, we sat outside and had to wait... More 

Thank mrfjb
Santander, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church has a cloister where you can go inside the gothic cathedral which is in the upside of the building and which is regular. It is possible to visit the tower where you can finde a little museum and see the mechanism of the clock and the views are nice. But the place that you can't miss is the... More 

Thank Iván V
Valladolid, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

After being brusquely escorted from the cathedral because it was closing, we decided to visit the following day. The Chapel was very dark and difficult to see, the cathedral charges €1 for entry, which is collected by another brusque employee. I wouldn't recommend this sight due to the main focus on financial gain and not the historical significance. The building... More 

Thank Cali_rose55
Northampton, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Whilst not as stunning as many Spanish cathedrals from the exterior and also not as lavishly decorated, Cathedral Santander is an understated gem and its cloisters are absolutely lovely. Certainly well worth a visit.

Thank John-frae-Banff
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Very friendly reception. Very friendly people inside. A local woman explained us the history of the cathedral. But in Spain you will find cathedrals that are more spectacular, impressive. The courtyard was nice, but again, nothing spectacular.

Thank edhimal
Santander, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

An amazing building with Roman remains that can be visited. The cloisters are well-. worth visiting too!

Thank Emilyjcr
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

The Cathedral is a beautiful building in the centre of Santander. The courtyard is delightful and contains some historic artefacts. The interior of the Cathedral is simple but beautiful, a lovely quiet and cool spot in the city to sit and reflect for a while. The entrance fee is 1 euro per person, and is certainly worth it!

Thank Naomi Beth M
Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

there is not really a lot to see in santander in general, the cathedral is not any exception. You get a handful of altars, a crypt which doesn't seem to be old and a cloister, but that's it. Santander would be rather the place to go for food (which almost always includes meat, so not for vegetarians) or the beach

Thank Matthias W
Stafford, united kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Lovely cathederal, well worth a visit as it is only one euro admission for adults and free for children

Thank smiths669

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