Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral, Leon

4.7
Also known as the "House of Light,” Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral was built on the site of Roman baths. Myriad styles of painting and architectural craftwork decorate the interior, including alabaster sculptures dating back to the Renaissance and a grand rose window that casts warm light over a spot in the cathedral where it is said that justice was imparted. The museum shelves inside the cathedral hold over 1,500 items of sacred art, some of which date back to prehistory. Arrange your visit to Santa Maria de Leon Cathedral and discover more family-friendly attractions in Leon using our Leon holiday planner.
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  • A Gothic- era cathedral, very impressive and beautiful with its stained glass windows, 13th century built with an awe inspiring piece of architectural greatness.  more »
  • One of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals all over the world. Relish walking inside this temple while listening the enjoyable and interesting audio guide.  more »
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  • Given there are no shortage of cathedrals to view the fact I'm giving a 5 star rating reflects the quality of this experience. There audio tour is excellent and provides so much interesting information as you walk around the huge cathedral. Was surprised how much we liked this.
  • Awesome architecture and audio information available to enable a very enjoyable visit. Stunning stain glass windows sculptures. Definitely well worth the 6 euros.
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