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Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion

Leon, Nicaragua
+505 8638 3179
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“bell tower” (15 reviews)
“buy tickets” (10 reviews)
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Leon, Nicaragua
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+505 8638 3179
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"remove your shoes"
in 17 reviews
"bell tower"
in 15 reviews
"buy tickets"
in 10 reviews
"rooftop tour"
in 10 reviews
"central america"
in 36 reviews
"painted white"
in 7 reviews
"small door"
in 6 reviews
"ticket office"
in 8 reviews
"surrounding volcanoes"
in 19 reviews
"ruben dario"
in 22 reviews
"small fee"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 5 reviews
"walk around"
in 9 reviews
"rooftop view"
in 6 reviews
"old church"
in 7 reviews
"great view of the city"
in 5 reviews
"the main attraction"
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

What can you say good or bad about a cathedral? There are many of them in this city, and this one appears to be the biggest, although I haven't verified that. Very ornate by central American standards, not by European. Leon is a dirty city,...More

Thank kcomst
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Great spot to view city and surrounding area. Entrance and narrow stairways a great addition. Bring some aqua as very hot on roof . Great deal for $3.00; even if this is three times what locals pay.

Thank 57reg
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

If you are in Leon and don't visit the cathedral you need to change your plans and spend an hour here. Walking in and seeing the sheer size and the incredible paintings inside this church will make you wonder how it is even possible. The...More

Thank Brent M
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful architecture Among 17 Roman Catholic Churches in Leon Enjoyed the church inside and outside on the roof which looked very Moorish

Thank JUDY J
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Basilica is well worth a visit. Both inside, outside, and most importantly on top. Definitely get up on the roof, it is amazing to look out over the city of Leon, and see all the greenery that you can't see at street level. Just...More

Thank Brendan H
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great experience where you can view inside this beautiful Cathedral as well as walk the rooftops and see 360 views of the city. Excellent value for some great snaps and views.

Thank BackpackingBakers
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Its a little difficult to find the place where you have to buy your tickets to get to the roof of this gorgeous church. The "office" is around the corner, down a long passage.. it is gated, so it will look like you are in...More

2  Thank perlmansandy
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Its a little bit of hassle to get Tickets and to go up. You have to Ask people where and when. We could find official information, bit locals are happy to help

Thank Sasha S
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful and historic church and it is worth walking aaround in. But it is also worth walking up the narrow staircase to get up on the roof. The panoramic views of Leon and the surrounding volcanoes are not to be missed!

Thank Carl D
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

An amazing excursion around the roof of the cathedral, in socks or bare feet only. They won't let you take photos in the church, though .

Thank johnyoung22222
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Response from jackietrehorn | Reviewed this property |
You have to take of your shoes so as not to make marks on the white roof or damage the ballustrades.
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