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Catedral de Plasencia

Plaza de la Catedral, Plasencia, Spain
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Beautiful

Prepare to step back in time as you pass through both the old and 'new' cathedral. The audio guides... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2017
AlanMerrins
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Ireland
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Two Cathedrals in One

The Cathedral of Plasencia is really two interconnected Cathedrals--called the Old and New... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2017
Y A
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Mar 24, 2017
“Beautiful ”
Mar 3, 2017
“Two Cathedrals in One”
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Plaza de la Catedral, Plasencia, Spain
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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Prepare to step back in time as you pass through both the old and 'new' cathedral. The audio guides are excellent and essential for the visit. Unfortunately they don't allow photos to be taken in the cathedral and are quite vigilant. It's absolutely magnificent, grand,...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2017

The Cathedral of Plasencia is really two interconnected Cathedrals--called the Old and New Cathedral (Vieja and Nueva). The old was begun in the 1200's while the new was begun in the early 1500's. The main altar is quite beautiful and dates to the 1600's. Walking...More

Thank Y A
Reviewed October 19, 2016

A church that asks for an admitance fee is kind of contrary to Jesus throwing the money lenders oout of the temple isn't it?

1  Thank leslie P
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Well priced, large and comfortable. We only stayed for one night and thoroughly enjoyed our time. Huge bath and bed. Sights and restaurants only a short walk away. Call beforehand for directions if you are driving and check to see if you can have a...More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed September 7, 2016

v interesting cathedral a must see if you are in plasencia, two sections, one older than the other, the secondary cathedral built later on over laps the older one, fascinating

Thank madiestan
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

On our way up north decided to stop for lunch in plasencia, to be honest we weren't expecting much after being told by friends it was just another overrated cathedral. We loved it! even came across a local lady willing to show us parts of...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

The place is worth a visit as it is quite unusual to see two cathedrals in one. The new one was never finished And the old one isn't complete either as the builders took the stone blocks for the new one.

Thank Sadar
Reviewed February 23, 2016

A lovely building with two cathedrals coming together - the new lying against the old. If you are in Plasencia it is worth a visit to look at and spend a little time inside,

Thank aodhanomaonaigh
Reviewed February 8, 2016

It's pretty much the main attraction of the city. Interesting because the new cathedral is against the wall of the old cathedral.A bit dark

Thank eliane f
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Fascinating where old and new cathedral meet. Excellent commentary and well laid out with relevant talk at each location. Even my husband enjoyed it and he is a bit jaded by all all the Spanish churches churches we churches we have seen

1  Thank catsmum_12
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