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Basilica Catedral de la Asuncion: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

Costs 1USD to enter and another 3USD to go on the roof. The cathedral looks impressive from the outside - wait till after midday, when the sun has come round, to take a photo. Inside is very simple and lacking interest. The view of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 21 January 2019

The cathedral is beautiful in it's simplicity and architecture. The four status that support the places where the bells are give you a feeling or a mixture of art deco and a bit of art nouvea. When we visited in November the cathedral was under...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Justine_Sade
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Really enjoyed out visit to the Cathedral. It is beautiful both inside and outside. Make sure you go on the roof (85 steps up a narrow staircase) for views of other old buildings and the nearby volcanos. Get a tour of cathedral if you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 14 January 2019

The Cathedral is very beautiful, you can visit the roof and have a nice view over Leon. It is also amzing inside the cathedral.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John08154711
Reviewed 21 December 2018

This Cathedral so wonderfully depicts the events of Jesus' sacrifice through a vast number of murals that line the walls. It is the clear centrepiece of the city and stands high and tall in all its glorious architecture. You can also enter the rooftop and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
14  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 16 December 2018

This is a beautiful cathedral that has had some ongoing restoration work done. One of the highlights is buying a ticket to climb the stairs to the roof. It is a very manageable climb, although tight in some spots. Once to the top you will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martha M
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The featured picture of the cathedral must be quite old, as it now gleams white and pristine over the adjacent public square. We visited on a 1-day excursion from our cruise ship, and we had a professional guide who filled us in on the history...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JillClardy
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I went first week of September 2018. There has been ongoing restoration in the interior and exterior of the church. When I went, the left side (facing the front) of the church was being restored. The church has two entrances to the roof, the entrances...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank comphollic
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The view is amazing from the top, you can see how many volcanos surround Léon! In the interior there's a grave and a lot of beautiful paintings!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Fleepa C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great church to visit in the centre of Leon. Be sure to go up on the roof, great views. You can get the tickets for the roof around the back of the church and the entrance to climb the steps is on the left hand...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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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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