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Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja)

Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 74 76
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Plaza Juan XXII, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 21 74 76
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Reviewed today

When you find a gem by chance it us better than a pre-planned one. We got tickets for the massive New Cathedral and I completely forgot the smaller old one. Towards the end of the New Cathedral tour, which was good with an excellent audio...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

New cathedral is spectacular, many interesting features, I wish there were more candles to light. The old cathedral is also very beautiful, it's nice to compare the architecture of old and new.

Thank acdourlein
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Happily accessible to wheelchairs. Friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful frescos. Too bad about the cloistre, being renovated.

Thank Martin v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is easy to miss and not well advertised round the side of the building. (Torre Mocha Plaza Juan) it involves quite a lot of stairs but plenty of rest stops on the way. You get views of the old and new cathedrals and...More

Thank sand3011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this...so much lovelier than the new cathedral. A truly stunning place...architecturally and emotionally

Thank Pammie56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entered from the gaudy splendor of the "new" cathedral, the spartan simplicity of the old cathedral is like a breath of fresh air. The 13th century murals are breathtaking. Beautiful.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

new and old cathedrals are joined together. not as deluxe as segovia , but nice. the audio guide is very good.

Thank travelroc12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The historical sites are beautiful and worth seeing, no doubt. Sadly the church wants to have the cake and eat it, so they charge a fortune for what should be either a museum owned by the state (which is not), or a donation-based church. Now...More

Thank Costin E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are lots of old European cathedrals, and each has its stories. Salamanca is no exception. Set on a hill, with plazas surrounding - the cathedral space is home to art, statuary, street musicians, vistas, and wonder. Check ourt the organs with en chamade pipes....More

Thank Kent K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to spend some time visiting the Old Cathedral in Salamanca. It's quite a place! Interesting architecture and design. The fact that the new cathedral was built next door (in fact using part of the Old Cathedral space) makes for an interesting set of...More

Thank Prescott2007
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ditas s
24 February 2016|
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Response from VLobato | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the general entrance fee is €4,75