We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion

Book In Advance
All photos (660)
All photos (660)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“buy tickets”(10 reviews)
“rooftop tour”(10 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
86°
76°
Jun
87°
76°
Jul
88°
76°
Aug
Contact
Leon, Nicaragua
More
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion
from $45.00
More Info
from $129.00
More Info
from $80.00
More Info
Reviews (780)
Filter reviews
458 results
Traveler rating
281
140
34
2
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
281
140
34
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews remove your shoes buy tickets rooftop tour central america small door ticket office surrounding volcanoes beautiful inside ruben dario small fee rooftop view the main attraction sunny day views are amazing take photos cruise ship architecture
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 458 reviews
Reviewed May 14, 2019

We decided to visit the Cathedral out love for Colonial buildings, and because it houses Ruben Dario's tomb. We paid a tour guide to take us to the basement tombs and explain the story behind every plaque. Best desition ever! Erenia turned out to have...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Crusareds
Reviewed April 24, 2019

One of the most impressive and glorious CATHEDRALS in all Americas. Is located in the center of the revolutionary city of Leon. The fantastic interior is crowned by the tomb of the national poet not only of Nicaragua Ruben Dario. The views from the roof...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andreasU1570QD
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

We viewed this from s bus as part of s tour from a cruise. Our guide provided information on the history. We did not tour grounds or building.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jamesag2016
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

They have really cleaned up the church and it looks amazing now! You have to pay to go on the roof though . It’s $3

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BillyK1980
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

I'm not usually one for checking out cathedrals or architectural buildings, but this one was pretty neat. I had seen someone's photos on their blog about how it was beautiful and white, and you even had to take you shoes off to keep it white....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrea B
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Costs 1USD to enter and another 3USD to go on the roof. The cathedral looks impressive from the outside - wait till after midday, when the sun has come round, to take a photo. Inside is very simple and lacking interest. The view of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed January 20, 2019

The cathedral is beautiful in it's simplicity and architecture. The four status that support the places where the bells are give you a feeling or a mixture of art deco and a bit of art nouvea. When we visited in November the cathedral was under...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Justine_Sade
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Really enjoyed out visit to the Cathedral. It is beautiful both inside and outside. Make sure you go on the roof (85 steps up a narrow staircase) for views of other old buildings and the nearby volcanos. Get a tour of cathedral if you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The Cathedral is very beautiful, you can visit the roof and have a nice view over Leon. It is also amzing inside the cathedral.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John08154711
Reviewed December 20, 2018

This Cathedral so wonderfully depicts the events of Jesus' sacrifice through a vast number of murals that line the walls. It is the clear centrepiece of the city and stands high and tall in all its glorious architecture. You can also enter the rooftop and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
13  Thank WilliamThomas
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 nearby hotels
Las Mercedes Leon
217 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel Austria
99 reviews
.10 miles away
Hotel la Recoleccion
7 reviews
.17 miles away
La Perla Hotel
304 reviews
.18 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 109 nearby restaurants
Manana Manana Cafe
64 reviews
.04 miles away
Tacubaya
160 reviews
.24 miles away
Kiss Me
204 reviews
.22 miles away
Pan & Paz
801 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 74 nearby attractions
Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian
442 reviews
.23 miles away
Museo de la Revolucion
322 reviews
.05 miles away
Museo Ruben Dario
133 reviews
.31 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
SherylS219
January 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from livelovebackpack | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
1
Vote
BagsPacked2014
October 15, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jackietrehorn | Reviewed this property |
You have to take of your shoes so as not to make marks on the white roof or damage the ballustrades.
1
Vote