In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.


In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.


This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

León Cathedral

  • Exterior of León cathedral © Turespaña

    Exterior of León cathedral © Turespaña

  • Stained-glass windows in León cathedral © Turespaña

    Stained-glass windows in León cathedral © Turespaña





13th-15th centuries


Plaza Regla s/n
24003 León
León, Castile-Leon

Telephone+34 987875770

Fax+34 987241216


The great Gothic cathedral.

The cathedral of Leon has undergone successive restorations over the centuries in which a number of famous architects have participated.

Ordoño II built the temple on the site of his royal palace as a show of gratitude for defeating the Moors at the battle of San Esteban de Gormaz. His remains were buried there. Alfonso V was crowned in this building in 999. The Infanta Doña Urraca, daughter of Fernando I, favoured the construction of a new building in brick and masonry, with three naves terminating in apses. The stained glass in the Cathedral is from the 13th through to the 20th century, and covers an area of 1,765 square metres. Under its floor there are Roman hippocausts which made it difficult to set the foundations of the pillars and caused water filtration.

Practical information



Confirm schedules at



General: €6

Groups: €5

Retired persons: €5

Students: €5

Children: Free admission

Disabled persons: Free admission

Information in braille

Find tourist information in the surroundings

Very interesting

Calendar See more

Procession with floats and people. Easter week in León © Turespaña

Apr 2, 2023 to Apr 9, 2023

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Easter Week in León

EntreQuatre © Festival de Música Española de León

To be confirmed 2021


Auditorio Ciudad de León - León
Spanish Music Festival

Transparent image

To be confirmed

Concert / recital, Festival

León - León
Purple Weekend Festival

Discover the surroundings See more

Related contents


spain is culture