10 Sights in León, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in León, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in León, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in León

1. Teatro Emperador

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The Teatro Emperador, designed in 1949 by the Madrid architect Manuel de Cárdenas Pastor in collaboration with Gonzalo de Cárdenas Pastor and Francisco J. Sanz and inaugurated in 1951, is an important and emblematic Spanish theater of the capital of León, located in the expansion of the city and protected by the municipal regulations of 1980. The building was used as a cinema and performance hall from its inauguration until 2006, when it was closed to the public. Three years later, in 2009, the theater was acquired by the General State Administration, with the intention of locating in it the National Center for Performing Arts and Historical Music. The project, however, was unsuccessful and the theater remained closed.

Wikipedia: Teatro Emperador (EN)

2. Museo de León

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The Museum of León, located in the Plaza de Santo Domingo in the city of León (Spain), is the oldest museum in the province and is dedicated to narrating the history of the province through Archaeology, Art and Ethnography. Inaugurated in 1869, although founded from the activity of the Provincial Commission of Monuments of León in the context of the nineteenth-century Confiscation, since 2007 it has been located in the so-called Pallarés Building, in the center of the city. It also has two annexes: the Roman Villa of Navatejera, in the town of Navatejera, and the old Convent of San Marcos (León), which is the historical headquarters of the Museum.

Wikipedia: Museo de León (ES)

3. Basílica de San Isidoro y Panteón Real

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The Royal Colegiata Basilica of San Isidoro or simply San Isidoro de León, is a Christian temple located in the city of León, Spain. It is one of the most prominent Romanesque style architectural sets in Spain, for its history, architecture, sculpture, and for the Romanesque sumptuary objects that have been preserved. It features the particularity of having a Royal Pantheon located at the feet of the church, with Romanesque wall paint and original capitals, all of which makes it unique piece of the Romanesque world of the time. The set was built and greatly grew during the 11th and 12th centuries.

Wikipedia: Basílica de San Isidoro de León (ES)

4. Antigua Estación de FF.CC. de León

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Antigua Estación de FF.CC. de León

The Estación del Norte was for many years the main railway station of the Spanish city of León, in the region of Castilla y León. The facilities are located on Astorga Street, next to the Bernesga River. In its vicinity there are first-class public services such as the courts, the fire station or the bus station. At present, the station is out of service, undergoing various works to adapt it to the underground railway and the arrival of the high-speed train.

Wikipedia: Estación del Norte (León) (ES)

5. Plaza Mayor

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The Plaza Mayor de León is located in the old town of the city of León, province of León, Spain. It is included in the typical wet neighborhood. It is located near the cathedral of León. It is possible to access it through many streets: Prayia, Mariano Berrueta, Escalerilla, Santa Cruz, Matasiete, Ramiro III, Bermudo III and final There is a deep slope between the two zones.

Wikipedia: Plaza Mayor de León (ES)

6. Museo Sierra Pambley

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Museo Sierra Pambley

The Sierra-Pambley Museum is located in a building attached to the premises of the Sierra-Pambley Foundation in León. It shows, on the one hand, the life, tastes and conception of the house of an enlightened family of the nineteenth century, and on the other, the pedagogical activity of the Sierra-Pambley Foundation.

Wikipedia: Museo Sierra Pambley (ES), Website

7. Catedral de León

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The Cathedral of Santa María de Regla de León is a Roman Catholic church of worship, episcopal seat of the Diocese of León, Spain, consecrated under the title of the Virgin Mary. It was the first building to be declared a monument in Spain, by Royal Order of 28 August 1844.

Wikipedia: Catedral de León (España) (ES), Website

8. Iglesia de San Marcelo

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Iglesia de San Marcelo

The parish church of San Marcelo de Tangier, patron saint of León, is located between the square to which it gives its name and the Plaza de Santo Domingo, in the heart of the capital. It contrasts with its Palladian sobriety,

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Marcelo (León) (ES)

9. Jardines de San Francisco

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The San Francisco Garden is located in the central area of the city of León, being the oldest green space in the city. The garden is delimited by the Corredera streets, Marquises of San Isidro and Plaza de San Francisco

Wikipedia: Jardín de San Francisco (León) (ES)

10. Casa Botines

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The Casa Botines is a Modernist building in León, Spain designed by Antoni Gaudí. It currently houses a museum dedicated to Gaudi, Spanish art of the 19th and 20th centuries, and the history of the building itself.

Wikipedia: Casa Botines (EN), Website


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