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“roman walls”(6 reviews)
“old town”(11 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Centro Historico, 24003 Leon, Spain
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All reviews roman walls old town narrow streets wandering around lots of tapas bars beef lovely city watching the world plaza mayor magnificent cathedral stroll spain sights architecture tourists kingdoms vestiges
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Walking along the narrow streets full of history any afternoon is a great experience, stopping in one of the many bars with yummy tapas.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MCRey
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

I have just been 4 hours on León, and the amazing city has a lot more to offer. Two days should bem enough.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mário F
Reviewed December 16, 2018

We stayed in Leon for 4 days and spent two of them simply wandering around the small winding streets and enjoying local cuisine. All of the iron balconies filled with flowers and friendly locals made this town our favorite! Enjoy a simple salad with Iberian...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SunshinefromUSA
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The old part of León is a rather small, but very nice to walk through. There are parts of the city wall remaining, the area around the cathedral and the barrio humedo with several pleasant smaller squares as well as a very nice plaza mayor....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Worth half a day exploring this area. We didn’t go inside any museums or the Cathedral as the guided bus tour groups were in force. A good way to orientate is to get the little tourist train from near the Gaudí museum. You can then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brinylobster
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I read some reviews before visiting: that is small and underwhelming. León peaked around the late s.XI... it is small but has outstanding monuments, the Cathedral, San Isidoro in the old town or San Marcos by the river. The Plaza Mayor is really lovely and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

The historic centre is interesting and lively with plenty of restaurants and cafes. It's a living city too with all the normal facilities, not a museum. Wandered round all day and still found little streets I hadn't seen that evening. I plan on going back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Whiskydram
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Just wandering through the narrow streets, one discovery after the other. Not only the highlights and the landmarks, but also the little things. What is there not to like about the historic city?

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank PeterD218
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

A down, not too big, mits of walking areas, mits of history. A romantic and a moist quarter. Will come again!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martinvI2585BK
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

The historic section of Leon has a range of beautifully restored buildings, huge numbers of restaurants and bars, and some iconic world class buildings such as the Cathedral. In typical Spanish style, it wakes slowly but parties late, with Thursday, Friday And Saturday nights absolutely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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