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One of the best parts of the cathedral

It is one of the best parts of the cathedral. A marvellous wonder of Gothic architecture... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salamanca, Spain
Beautiful "chapel" within the cathedral

A very beautiful part of the cathedral with tombs as well as beautiful artwork. You can really... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Scott W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the best parts of the cathedral. A marvellous wonder of Gothic architecture, particularly the ceiling. You can not visit this chapel on its own but you have to purchase the ticket for the whole cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

A very beautiful part of the cathedral with tombs as well as beautiful artwork. You can really take in the architecture of the building by looking up at the clear windowed ceiling in beautiful designs.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

During your visit of the Cathedral of Burgos you will pass by the “Chapel of the Contestable or Contestable Chapel” one of the several chapels in the Cathedral of Burgos. The name is the usual denomination of the chapels, although its true avocation is Chapel...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is a jewel within the Cathedral and it is no mere chapel. It is very beautiful and large open space that contains two tombs topped with effigies of Carrara marble. They belong to Don Pedro Fernandez de Velasco and Manrique de Lara, Constable of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

Very beautiful place to visit but this is part of the audio-guide of the cathedral. I am not sure you can go there directly.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

The sculptures of the two founders of the cathedral in Italian Carrara marble completed after their deaths, is some of the finest carving I have ever seen and that includes the Michelangelo's Madonna in St Peters in Rome. One of the incredible details is the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is a church inside the cathedral. You won't be able to visit this place directly without visiting the cathedral. Most people spend to much time admiring the two statues in the center of the place. However, I would advice you to look on your...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

A chapel in Burgos cathedral has ornate grave of the Constables of Castile with impressive effigies, they ruled in place of the king. This would be part of a tour around the cathedral rather than a separate tour but is one of the attractions of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nick T
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This chapel of the Cathedral is quite beautiful and has two tombs. These tombs were made of Carrara marble and belong to the Constable Don Fernandez de Velasco abd his wife Doña Mencia de Mendoza. These were sculpted by Felipe Vigarny.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is like a small church within the Cathedral Very beautiful specially the funerary marble statues.

Date of experience: June 2015
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