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Cathedral of Avila

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Plaza de la Catedral | 8, 05001 Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral is a must see attraction in Avila and a visit is made much better by the fact that the cathedral provides visitors with an audioguide. You might not find every one of the points, and I certainly did not follow them in order...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Norman E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside it just looks like a large and rather old church. The square it sits in is nothing special although the walls around the town are. Once inside however it is majestic. It’s a must see. The architecture is amazing. The alter is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

During our day trip we didn't have time to go in but it's still worth getting some pictures of this historic cathedral.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

With the use of blood stone an iron oxide colouring red patches within the rock the effect is incredible in contrast to the grey granite columns that support these incredible arched ceilings The museum is really worth a visit and the magnificent silver Sacristy worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bootrav
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Interesting story behind the missing right hand tower but the fact it wasn't built doesn't detract from the beauty of the church but with so many spectacular churches in Spain it's hard to pick which is the most interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This cathedral is one of the first gothic style cathedrals in Spain. Inside, visitors can see many interesting highlights one of which is the change from Romanesque to Gothic as the earlier Romanesque parts are made of a red-and-white stone, while the Gothic parts were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This was the first church I visited in Spain. When you walk in the beauty can be overwhelming. Truely a special place

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Paid the €6 entry fee which is a shame but old buildings take a lot of upkeep. Didn't pay for the optional tower visit as it was Spanish speaking groups only. Audio guide in hand we spent nearly 2 hours slowly making our way round...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Get ready for a history lesson about Avila while enjoying the extraordinary beauty of this cathedral.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Part of the tour we took. One of the major landmarks in the city. Beautiful Spanish architecture, as you would expect.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from PREMACHANDRAN T | Reviewed this property |
It is from 9 am to 6 pm. Please google it with the name st. Barbra cathedral and you will get this information. It varies from months to months
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