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

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Here you can find interesting sights in León, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in León, Spain.

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1. Museo de León

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Located in Santo Domingo Square in Leon (Spain), the Lion Museum is the oldest museum in the province, dedicated to telling its history through archaeology, art and ethnology. It was founded in 1869, and while it was built by the activities of the provincial Lions Monument Committee against the backdrop of a 19th century thaw, it has been inside the famous Pallar é s building in the city centre since 2007. It also has two attachments: the Roman Villa Navatejera in the town of Navatejera and the former monastery of St. Mark (Lion), which is the museum's historic site.

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2. Antigua Estación de FF.CC. de León

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The North station 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, subjected to various works to adapt it to the burial of the railway and the arrival of high speed.

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3. 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.

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4. Parque de Quevedo

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Quevedo Park is a 48,042-square-meter Spanish city park located in the cruise area of the city of Leon. Its main entrance is at Avenida de quevedo and there are four additional entrances, two at Avenida de la magdalena and two more at Calle Riosol. Each entrance is marked with winter, summer, telephone numbers of interest and recommendations and bans for all users of the park.

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5. Iglesia de San Marcelo

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With other unique León buildings that share their visual space: Pallarés Building, House Booties, Viejo Consistory and Palacio de los Guzmanes. This church is the seat of the brotherhood of the seven words of Jesus on the Cross and the Brotherhood of Santa Marta and the Sacred Supper.

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6. 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.

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7. Catedral de León

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The Lions-ruled Cathedral of Santa Maria, a temple of Catholic worship, is the bishop's seat in the Spanish Diocese of Lions, dedicated in the name of the Virgin Mary. It is the first monument declared in Spain by royal decree on August 28, 1844.

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8. 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.

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