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Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 74 76
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Consecrated in 1160 this cathedral is a museum of the Romanesque. The contrast with the new cathedral is extreme and this has the most beautiful wall paintings. There is a super 14th century organ in one of the chapels.

Thank Liketorome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely smaller cathedral attached to the newer larger one . Still plenty to see and admire. Some old frescoes that have faded considerably but still visible

Thank karen m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral with so many different chapels and a real travel in time. Only 5€ for a general admission ticket with a handset in the language of your choice. Amazing interior and exterior.

Thank Barbarella273
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both cathedrals are stunning two of the most impressive churches we have visited and they are free .unmissable

Thank CleethorpesGtfcfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blooming closed doors so although you may be lucky, we only got to see the outside. T B H probably the best bit

Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can get a ticket to see inside the cathedrals, after 5pm apparently it's free. However it is much more fun to go on the tower climb, you still see inside both the old and new cathedral and you get fantastic views from the top.

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marvellous tour for 5 euro’s including audiobook guide. Amazing chapels to see and a Cupola that gives the neck a severe workout. Incredible to see how these vast structures were built. Also take in the tower tour for a further small fee.

Thank HarareScotsman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s interesting that this city has two cathedrals joined onto each other - the old one is really old which is reflected in the artwork and architecture inside and out . Lovely spot where both high altars are visible together reflecting exactly this!!

Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Cathedral with 2 kids (5 and 7 yrs old) and they were absorbed by the audio guide for kids during all the time. The Cathedral is amazing!

Thank RuiCastrodaCruz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old cathedral looks relatively new as you wonder through it particularly if you have visited the New Cathedral to which it adjoins

Thank GordonW318
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May 20, 2018|
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Response from Joe C | Reviewed this property |
We were there in January and there was no line Even it there was a line it would be worth is because it is beautiful and we loved the tour to the steeple and viewing the rooftop of the cathedral and city.
Kevin S
January 22, 2018|
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
Not certain but as a previous answer mentioned, services will be held over the Easter period. I would doubt that the usual tour will be running.
ditas s
February 23, 2016|
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Response from VLobato | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the general entrance fee is €4,75