Catedral de Santa Maria, Vitoria-Gasteiz

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Must see · Religious Site · Church
Set on one of the highest points in the city, Catedral de Santa Maria is an impressive Gothic-style cathedral filled with artwork and sculptures. The portico is especially popular, with its three parts dedicated to the Virgin, San Gil, and the Final Judgment and Saint James. This restored building is often being worked on, so visitors are given helmets to wear around the premises. You’re welcome to explore on your own, or sign up for a guided tour for additional details and history. Use our Vitoria-Gasteiz trip planning website to visit Catedral de Santa Maria on your trip to Vitoria-Gasteiz, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We joined a tour given in Spanish but were handed audio guides in English which worked very well.This was an extremely interesting and well researched tour, taking you down into the crypt and showing....  more »
  • I went on November with my school and I didn't expect much from it, I'm usually not very fond of this cultural visits, but I was pleasantly surprised. The guided tour was excellent, the explanations.....  more »
  • Gorgeous and oddly touching. I don’t know if the tone is the same for every audio-guide, the one in French certainly was. A must-see for art history lovers and normal people too x)
  • Nice cathedral placed in a very beautiful square. Very recommendable to do a walk around the cathedral and the nearbies. We love Vitoria.

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