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Romanesque cathedral with a stunning tapestry collection - but many chapels are closed

Zamora cathedral is one of the few Spanish cathedrals that has not been rebuilt in Gothic style... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
David B
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El Barco de Avila, Spain
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Interesting cathedral with impressive dome, but tour included huge wall tapestries which were the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
PeteLucy434
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

Zamora cathedral is one of the few Spanish cathedrals that has not been rebuilt in Gothic style, and preserves the Romanesque style. You have to pay 5 euros for admission, but that includes an audio guide (not great) and the cathedral museum - and a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Interesting cathedral with impressive dome, but tour included huge wall tapestries which were the best thing about the tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This small cathedral has a good museum which is well worth seeing. However the highlight is the stunning altar. The central main section is relatively plain but it is flanked by a happy nativity scene and a crucifixion scene. The latter is the most incredible...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

We stayed in Toro, but took the bus to Zamora, so it took us a while to actually find the cathedral - signage in the tourist area is not very good. But it was worth the trek!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

If the chap at the ticket booth had been any more lethargic & disinterested he would have been asleep. Audio-aid which was the most detailed & informative ever-in fact the litany of names was quite overwhelming. Thought the Cathedral drear, or should that be dreer,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting museum and tour. Worth the 5€. Went to Mass at 10am. The giant monstrance and silver altar were the most impressive to me. The bathroom was not very clean. They do have a nice little gift shop.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CindyDan
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The cathedral is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture, represented in Zamora by numerous churches, Located on the hilltop by the river (great view from the other bank of the Duero!) it is very different from most other Spanish cathedrals because of its serenity and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

It costs €5 per person to go round this Cathedral. You get a hand held speaker in English (or probably any other language) and this gives you every detail of the Cathedral. It is worth every euro to see this magnificent building. I noticed it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Helichef
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Having seen so many cathedrals in Spain, almost gave this one a miss. That would have been a mistake. This off-the-beaten-track cathedral has a museum which has tremendous tapestries about Hannibal and the Trojan Wars. The 12th century cathedral is a delight. Great craftsmanship and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We visited the cathedral on a sunday, just before one o'clock, apparently mass time. Went on nevertheless, and found a beautiful cathedral. In the museum lots of clerical objects. On the first floor several fantastic flemish tapestries.

Date of experience: September 2017
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