9 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 9 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 it 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 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. Antigua Estación de FF.CC. de León

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Antigua Estación de FF.CC. de León

For many years, North Station has been the main railway station in Lion City, Spain, located in Castle and Lion District. The facility is located on astorga Street on the Benesgar River. There are first-class public services nearby, such as courts, fire stations or bus stops. At present, the station has been shut down, and various work is being carried out to adapt to the underground and high-speed arrival of the railway.

Wikipedia: Estación del Norte (León) (ES)

4. Parque de Quevedo

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The Quevedo Park is a Spanish urban park of 48,042 m² located in the neighborhood of El Crucero, in the city of León. Its main entrance is located on Quevedo Avenue, with four other entrances located, two on Magdalena Avenue and two on Riosol Street. In each of the entrances are marked the winter, summer, telephone numbers of interest, as well as recommendations and prohibitions for all users of this park.

Wikipedia: Parque de Quevedo (León) (ES)

5. Convento de San Marcos

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Convento de San Marcos José Luis Filpo Cabana / CC BY 3.0

The Convento de San Marcos was a convent in León, Spain, that is today an operating luxury parador hotel. It also contains a consecrated church and museum, and is one of the most important monuments of the Renaissance in Spain. It is one of the greatest architectural jewels of León, together with the Cathedral, the Basilica of San Isidoro and la Casa Botines. It has a highly ornamental plateresque facade.

Wikipedia: Convento de San Marcos (EN), Website

6. Iglesia de San Marcelo

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Iglesia de San Marcelo

with other unique buildings in León that share its visual space: Pallarés Building, Casa Botines, Old Consistory and Palacio de los Guzmanes. This church is the headquarters of the Brotherhood of the Seven Words of Jesus on the Cross and the Brotherhood of Santa Marta and the Holy Supper.

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

7. Catedral de León

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Catedral de León

The Cathedral of Santa María de Regla de León is a temple of Catholic worship, episcopal seat of the diocese of León, Spain, consecrated under the invocation of the Virgin Mary. It was the first monument declared in Spain by Royal Order of August 28, 1844.

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

8. Basílica de San Isidoro y Panteón Real

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Basílica de San Isidoro y Panteón Real Nacho Traseira / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Basílica de San Isidoro de León is a church in León, Spain, located on the site of an ancient Roman temple. Its Christian roots can be traced back to the early 10th century when a monastery for Saint John the Baptist was erected on the grounds.

Wikipedia: Basilica of San Isidoro, León (EN), Website

9. 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)


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