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New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva)

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Address: Plaza Juan XXIII 4, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
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A great old historic sight

This church is actually attached to the old church. Both are close to the University, making for easy walking from one location to the other.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kansas City, Missouri

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This church is actually attached to the old church. Both are close to the University, making for easy walking from one location to the other.

Thank Robinkh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spanish cathedrals have a tendency to be enormous, but also very skillfully built. And beautiful. Audioguide is very helpful

Thank Johannes C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't want to miss seeing the place that makes Salamanca feel historical and breathtaking from so many parts of the city.

Thank Izonhim2007
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Close to the ancient cathedral. Very interesting to compare the different styles of both of them. Also an essential visit.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A giant building, a stone gray lace, something breathtaking. Noteworthy: chapel, choir, tavanele.Si for fun searching the main gateway in two things cathedral builders restorers jokingly added: ice cream cone and little alien. I have not found alien than ... A great work!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is the most beautiful cathedral we´ve seen in Europe, where there is certainly no shortage of beautiful cathedrals.

Thank Fred193
Salamanca, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This cathedral is huge and lovely. Very well looked after and a recommendable visit when you are in the area.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The old centre of Salamanca is simply amazing, with many medieval buildings competing with eachother for the eye of the visitor. One of the most imposing is without any doubt the cathedral. It's worth a visit, but in the end, it probably isn't so different from many other big churches and cathedrals in Spain.

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Salamanca’s ‘new’ Roman Catholic Cathedral was built between the 16 & 18th centuries, primarily in Gothic style, to blend with the old Cathedral. Unique and contrary to the times, the old wasn’t demolished to make way for the new, but instead a wall of the new leans on the old. This meant the old cathedral had to be reinforced, and... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very impressive both inside and outside. Excellent carving on the outside doorways, including some contemporary carving (e.g. Spaceman) which blends in with the older carving. Inside it is highly ornate. We also viewed the interior from one of the high balconies which you walk over when you do the tower climb and walk.

Thank Andrew S

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