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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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Lovely Choir Stalls.

Amazing facades; beautifully intricate and they look even better when lit at night. Don’t forget to look for the astronaut carved into the façade! Entrance was 4.00€. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing facades; beautifully intricate and they look even better when lit at night. Don’t forget to look for the astronaut carved into the façade! Entrance was 4.00€. The huge New Cathedral is light and airy with many side chapels. It also contains the most beautifully carved choir stalls that I have ever seen. Stunning! The old cathedral contains some ancient... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

really interesting early architecture with some obvious blemishes with age, a wc hidden away off the cloisters- should be more and better signage - but at least they were there. A good sense of early religion in the region

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking into this spectacular cathedral you can get an idea of ​​how it could be built without today's technology, had previously geniuses and people who did things with love, it is one of the best cathedrals we have seen in our lives

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

for the price of 4.75 euros you can visit both the new and old cathedral as they are attached. I definitely is worth the visit as it is an awe-inspiring cathedral and worth the trip! you wont be disappointed!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive and moving place with the new cathedral next door. We were helped by a very knowledgeable guide

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The old cathedral is attached to the new cathedral so you see both on the same tour! Its a beautiful building, both inside and out, simpler than the new, unsurprisingly, with a rather splendid altar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful that this was kept when the new cathedral was built. The Medieval paining safe amazing and the altarpiece stupendous. Visited just after it opened at 10am.so we were able to enjoy the cathedral without hoards of people. Well worth it he cost of the entrance ticket and would recommend a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has become a spanish habit to charge for the visit to any monument. It is really bothering, and as a visitor you feel trapped and taken hostage. I hope their policies will change. Of course the old cathedral is worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old and new cathedrals are done in a combine visit with entrance via the old one. If only have time for one thing to see in Salamanca this is it. A free audio guide is provided, price for visiting both is less that 5 euros. Just stunning. Old cathedral is Romanesque moving into gothic whereas new is mainly late... More 

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Zagreb County, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These catedral is really big and so so beautiful. Catedral is in late gothic and reneaissance style. There are audio guides(english,spanish and france) with lots of informations. Ticket include visit to Old Catedral too.

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