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Cathedral of Cuenca

Plaza Mayor, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
+34 616 85 78 44
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Cathedral with its own art museum and terraces overlooking a gorge

This cathedral may not seem much from the outside but the beauty lies within. The outdoor areas of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ersun U
Surprisingly beautiful church

Almost missed, as outside facade didn’t suggest history and beauty inside. Don’t miss visiting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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"side chapels"
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"stained glass windows"
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"last supper"
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"ai weiwei"
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"worth a visit"
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"taking place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral may not seem much from the outside but the beauty lies within. The outdoor areas of the church are just as impressive as the indoor parts. Check out the amazing views from the outdoor terrace and head down to the basement afterwards to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost missed, as outside facade didn’t suggest history and beauty inside. Don’t miss visiting the Treasury/Museum which houses many of the cathedrals artifacts. Most interesting and old items.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cuenca was conquered in 1177 by Alfonso VIII of Castille, who constituted bishopric seat in his loyal city in 1183. As in many cases throughout Spain, Cathedral was built on site of the ancient mosque, from 1196 to 1257, following Latin cross plan and a...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Impressive cathedral, one of the best I’ve visited. Two options for entry: the more expensive ticket gives access to the first floor and the Museo del Tesoro. Well well well worth the extra pennies!More

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MIGUEL ANGEL A, Director Comercial at Cathedral of Cuenca, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Dear friend, It makes us so happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and the wonderful way in which you describe our cathedral. It also makes us happy to know that you enjoyed the museum and the triforium, and it keep us motivated to...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

The visit is well organised with a very good audio book. Entrance was 4 euros and well worth it. Their is a very early clock moment on display.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral, well worth the visit. A definite highlight of this UNESCO world heritage city. The Cathedral is in the main part of the old city, right in the Plaza Mayor with several restaurants, museums, and shops nearby. Living in Cuenca for the last month,...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

It continues to amaze me architecture of buildings like this Cathedral. The engineering and construction required. And on top of this is that it is in a cliff town. Worth a visit. Make sure to see the Sacristy and the Chapter House.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

It's a lovely cathedral - not spectacular but must be visited in Cuenca. One thing which was very different was the stained glass work in the windows - beautifully designed and made and very unusual. Cuenca is very touristy and so it should be -...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

There was an art exhibition at the time of our visit, so we saw not only the lovely interior with pretty stained glass windows, but also some modern art. My favourite part was the staircase to the scaffolding inside the cathedral so we could enjoy...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful building and unlike any other cathedral ive visited. Very useful handheld personal guide device that is included in the very reasonable 4.3 euro entry cost you push the appropriate number at numerous points of interest and the guide tells you all you could...More

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