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Cathedral Santander

Santander, 39002 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 60 24
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Santander, 39002 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 60 24
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

the cathedral has a small garden surrounded by cloisters with benches where you can sit. I does look a bit like a fortress from certain angles. It is very serene inside. Dont be put off by the fierce sounding security lady with the truncheon, she...More

Thank mike f
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Santander Cathedral is a pleasant place with fairly simple decor as cathedrals go in Spain and a nice cloister. It really isn't a top tier place to visit. I'd prioritize other sites. Admission is 1 Euro.

Thank areview28
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Taking a group of friends to visit, a wedding was in progress after which the Cathedral was closed. Mass was in progress in the undercroft after which the gates, again were firmly closed. A must-see for me, access is not reliable.

Thank Rickcs
Reviewed 18 September 2016

nice area to sit and have a drink and something to eat, we have had breakfast there in the past and really enjoyed it. Having said this, the recent evening meal we had here was not so good, the service was really slow because it...More

Thank mrfjb
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The church has a cloister where you can go inside the gothic cathedral which is in the upside of the building and which is regular. It is possible to visit the tower where you can finde a little museum and see the mechanism of the...More

Thank Iván V
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

After being brusquely escorted from the cathedral because it was closing, we decided to visit the following day. The Chapel was very dark and difficult to see, the cathedral charges €1 for entry, which is collected by another brusque employee. I wouldn't recommend this sight...More

Thank Cali_rose55
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Whilst not as stunning as many Spanish cathedrals from the exterior and also not as lavishly decorated, Cathedral Santander is an understated gem and its cloisters are absolutely lovely. Certainly well worth a visit.

Thank John-frae-Banff
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very friendly reception. Very friendly people inside. A local woman explained us the history of the cathedral. But in Spain you will find cathedrals that are more spectacular, impressive. The courtyard was nice, but again, nothing spectacular.

Thank edhimal
Reviewed 24 July 2016

An amazing building with Roman remains that can be visited. The cloisters are well-. worth visiting too!

Thank Emilyjcr
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Cathedral is a beautiful building in the centre of Santander. The courtyard is delightful and contains some historic artefacts. The interior of the Cathedral is simple but beautiful, a lovely quiet and cool spot in the city to sit and reflect for a while....More

Thank Naomi Beth M
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