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Santa Maria Church-Procathedral

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Address: Plaza Santa Maria, Caceres, Spain
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+34 927 21 53 13
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13th Century ProCathedral

We came on a Sunday so it was not an optimum time to be visiting an active place of worship. The outside is impressive and shows the active building of the edifice through time as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came on a Sunday so it was not an optimum time to be visiting an active place of worship. The outside is impressive and shows the active building of the edifice through time as reflected by the changing architecture. It is one of the most visited cathedrals and they are asking an entrance fee to see the inside of... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small by cathedral standards. Very elaborate carved altar. Active cathedral with masses going on while tourists meander.

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Thank Karen M
Ireland
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347 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit with a really comprehensive audio guide which is in English. There are great views from the tower too. It's worth the €4 fee!!!

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Thank AlanMerrins
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

You can't miss this Church if you go to Caceres, this Church is AMAZING , cost 5 Euros to go in and they give you a free audio information about the church, the views from the top are Amazing and the church inside is breath taking, a must to see.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The movie company filming here was allowed to cover the façade with a movie backdrops, and covered the famous shrine on the corner of the church that Pilgrims on the way to Santiago touch. If you are here when they are filming one of the many movies filmed in town, you wont see much of anything. You wont be allowed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church to visit, with the entry fee you get an audio tour (English) which was very well done and informative and access to the bell tower, which was a highlight for me!! Beautiful views over the old town and the most INCREDIBLE spiral staircase!!!

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The visit was made better with the assistance of an audio guide. Gives great details. The altar is stunning! Well worth the climb up the bell tower too. Provides fabulous views over the city.

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Madrid Spain
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We attended a service but never felt that the entrance fee was worth it apart from the fact that the money must help preserve the building and art

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Thank Kenshare
El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

View from tower was OK but better from taller tower at San Francisco Javier church on other side of Plaza de San Jorge. Costs a euro to get in... fair deal for being able to enjoy the beauty.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The Church of Santa Maria is well worth a visit. Only €1 entry fee. It has a wonderful altar and historical exhibits.

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