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  2. Castile-La Mancha
  3. Toledo
  4. Toledo Cathedral

Toledo Cathedral Guided Tour

Product ID: 330926
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Explore one of the most historically significant buildings in Toledo, its famous Cathedral built on the remains of an ancient Islamic temple.
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Valid 1 day
Starting time 4:30 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the facade of the cathedral, with its several elaborately designed "portals" or entrances
  • Learn about the history of the site, which was once a mosque during the Moorish era
  • See the beautiful decoration of the cathedral
  • Get an insight into the wider history of Toledo
Full description
Explore the Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo on a guided tour. Discover the history of this impressive structure, built in 1226 AD on an ancient Visigoth temple and former mosque.

Start the tour by admiring the main facade of the cathedral, famous for its monumental doors. Note the Portal of the Lions, adorned with elaborate statues. Inside the cathedral, see its beautifully illuminated cloister. See how the vaults and galleries allow the light to seep through the huge arches.

Discover the architectural elements that indicate the Islamic history of the site. During the tour, learn also why the city of Toledo is a confluence of three religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Explore the many beautiful sections of the cathedral including the main altar, the sacristy, and the chapter room, where religious ceremonies take place.
Includes
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to the cathedral: €10 per person, children under 12 years of age go free

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Enter the hall of number 7, Calle Hombre de Palo. At the end on the right you will find the office of the local partner.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The entrance fee of €10 per person is not included in the tour price and must be paid separately on the day
• On Sundays, Spanish residents may enter for a fee of €2.50

From £10.96 per person

Organized by

Secretos de Toledo

Product ID: 330926