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“well worth paying to get in and see this part of the Catherdral” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)
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Avila and Salamanca Day Trip from Madrid
Ranked #4 of 96 things to do in Salamanca
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“well worth paying to get in and see this part of the Catherdral”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

An amazing place to visit. Pay the extra to see this part and go up to see the top of the Cathedral.

Visited July 2013
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Island of Malta, Malta
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“Impressive Cathedral”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

I was very impressed with this Cathedral. It is huge and I found it a bit desolate but otherwise the aisles and organ are impressive. The sculptures on the facades need a lot of restoration and it is a pity to see so much ruin. (arms missing etc).

Visited July 2013
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Simply amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

The most breathtaking gold pannels ever. They are 53 in total (did not ount it- guidebook info). The Virgen de la Vega, the city's patroness stand right there in the middle, made of Limoges china (Wow!). do not miss it, it's acess is through the Catedral Nueva (New Cathedral).

Visited July 2013
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Yakima, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

This is a beautiful cathedral. My review is going to be the same for the New Cathedral, as they are the same building and connected. Be sure to spend the extra money and hike up the stairs to the tower for fantastic roof top views.

Visited June 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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“Don't Pass Up”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

You are likely to miss the old cathedral. The entrance is from the New Cathedral and it costs four euros or so to enter but it is worth it. The first draw are the frescoes. Spectacular! Especially the area to the right of the altar. Speaking of which, that is the second draw. Incredible! But continue out the door to the right to the cloisters and you will have a third treat. The chapels lining the cloisters are incredible. That combination made the old cathedral my favorite destination in all of Salamanca.

Visited June 2013
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