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Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion

Leon, Nicaragua
+505 8638 3179
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

As far as cathedrals go, it is pretty unimpressive compared to most in other cities across Central America. A grand building from the outside but rather empty within. Not much else to say really. Worth sticking your head in if in Park Central but don't...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This Cathedral is one of the best that I have seen and paying to go onto the rooftop is a must do. You need to take your shoes off and make sure that you dont climb onto the domes which is against the rules and...More

Thank Hayden Q
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Cathedral itself offers a sanctuary of tranquility, beauty and historical value, but don't stop there ... go up to the roof. Photographic value, with awesome views. What more can I say ... hope this helps with your first visit. View the pictures to see...More

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Do not miss out on this beautiful Cathedral in the colonial city of Leon. You will learn and see so much more with a guide. There is so much history in this town. You have to go to the top of the roof if you...More

Thank costaricatravel09
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a beautiful cathedral in Leon. The facade is stunning and there is so much detail, it is definitely not too be missed.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Like most churches, it has its share of statues and paintings. Just like the Vatican. It's not so boring but the most interesting part was the burial site of the Nicaraguan Poet Ruben Dario (his house is down the street). The basilica has underground tunnels...More

Thank Patricia O
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beautiful rooftop experience , to see the mountains, Volcanoes surrounding Leon, and burial place of the famous poet, Rubin Dario . Art and wood decorations, historic

Thank H0lly1956
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The roof is the main attraction, really cool domes and all white! We went straight after a rain storm so it was super clean, dry and cool to stand on. Some great pics to take, especially with the stormy sky in the background during rain...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral, go to the back of the building and buy the tickets for the bell tower to get an amazing view over Leon and to see the beautiful rooftop.

Thank tuph
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The cathedral has little interest BUT you must go on the rook! View is really nice . It also offers a really perspective on the roof architecture

Thank Dromeluk
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Sheryl S
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Response from livelovebackpack | Reviewed this property |
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Response from jackietrehorn | Reviewed this property |
You have to take of your shoes so as not to make marks on the white roof or damage the ballustrades.