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Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

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Address: Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923-21-74-76
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Amazing Cathedral

Unfortunately for me the rest of my family don't have the same interest in magnificent old buildings! I only got to see the ground level in the Cathedral but that alone is... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately for me the rest of my family don't have the same interest in magnificent old buildings! I only got to see the ground level in the Cathedral but that alone is something else. It costs around €5 for general entry and I think there might be a charge to go up to the top. The nice thing for locals... More 

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Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great attraction. Spent two and a half hours amazing. Visit new and old Cathedrals. Great value for money too. .........

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many of Spain's great cathedrals, this is a must see. Tru.ly superb inside. The only problem was the guided tour is only in Spanish and you can't visit it on your own. But worth the entry

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed visiting the cathedral with the familiy and discovering the vastness of the buildings concatenated to create this majestic structure. A must while in Salamanca.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice Gothic style Cathedral. Lovely inside with plenty of history. The outside is impressive also, as are most Cathedrals in Europe. When you pay to go into the New Cathedral, you get to exit through the Old.

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Thank AustraliaOwen
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old cathedral is part of the same complex as the new cathedral. It is a lovely building and a lot lower key than the grand new cathedral. Stunning frescoes and carvings.

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Thank tombillinge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see when in Salamanca. We could see it from our hotel room across the river and it is as imposing as beautiful! Take your time, sit and admire, and look at everything very closely, from the wooden sculptures to the various chapels and altars. The facade is amazing too. Look out for the Astronaut and the ice-cream eating... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful architecture in the historic old Salamanca , all around the Plazza Mayor cental enclosed square. The whole area is to be visited .

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Oeiras, Lisboa, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The old cathedral is not as great as the new one, but the story of the beginning of the academic life in Salamanca is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great church. Gotic style. The Cathedral is nice in all the side. You can walk around it. Inside is beautifull too

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