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Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion

Leon, Nicaragua
+505 8638 3179
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The is a large cathedral but it really isn't very attractive. It is the largest cathedral in Central America, but we were disappointed. If you do go, go upstairs for a pretty view of the city and volcanoes.

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Very white. Nothing too exciting but definitely awe inspiring. Worth a visit. It's very picturesque. And you get to see the city from above and the horizon full of volcanoes.

Thank Ander L
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Take off your shoes and just walk on top of it. Some rules apply but nothing major so just enjoy.. One of the best experiences in Leon. When its open you can go inside which is nice experience. Quite popular with locals.

Thank snegi2014
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Two adults on vacation. This is the main reason I think for visiting Leon. Classic Spanish Colonial architecture. A plague inside the front door records the visit of the Pope which is a really big deal. One differentiator is the ability to get to walk...More

Thank tripeagle
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Buy a 3 dollar ticket at the back (market side), climb up a few stairs at the side of the church, and enjoy the view. Not spectacular, but it aids to the conservation of the church. Closed between 12 and 2 pm!

Thank HansBrinker
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Eclectic, and in the same time architecturally attractive. Reminds me Cathedral - Masque in Cordoba, of course from the outside

Thank Varsavian
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Cathedrals exterior is in the midst of being refurbished, and is stunning to see the contrasting sides still blackened with age, vs the pristine sides that have been cleaned. Pay for the tour to gain access to the roof top. Absolutely the most incredible views...More

Thank R L
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Worth of visit, really beautiful and big bonus is access to the roof, witch cost but is amazing!! View from the roof is magical in last 30min when it's open, the sunset makes everything looking so beautiful!!

Thank FIN_Nicholas
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This cathedral is simply stunning. It's being renovated but we've preferred the 'rugged' dirty look. There's a street market by the side, with food and souvenirs. Not to be missed!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The interior is beautifully preserved cool and tranquil. We were there just before Christmas so they had a fabulous crib as well. We then bought tickets to go up on the roof. It has all been repainted and the shapes and shadows make for some...More

Thank Cabra
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Sheryl S
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Response from livelovebackpack | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
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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.