Guided tour

Toledo Cathedral Guided Tour

4.6 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Secretos de Toledo

Toledo Cathedral Guided Tour

Activity provider: Secretos de Toledo

From US$ 12.53 per person

Explore one of the most historically significant buildings in Toledo, its famous Cathedral built on the remains of an ancient Islamic temple. The tour is conducted by a Spanish-speaking guide.

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Live tour guide
Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

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.

The tour is conducted by a Spanish-speaking guide specialized in the history of Toledo.
Includes
  • Guided tour in Spanish
  • Entrance fee to the cathedral: €10 per person, children under 12 years of age are free entry
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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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 at the meeting point
Customer reviews

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4.6 /5

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Fantastic, the first view inside the cathedral takes your breath away, then really its cultural wealth is immeasurable, a work of art of human creation!! wow!!

May 15, 2022

It perfectly fulfilled what was the theme of the guided tour. We got to know the Cathedral better and focused on subjects and characteristics that, without the visit, we would not have noticed.

April 26, 2022

Very good knowledge of the guide Very attentive to our questions Very friendly Visit on time no delay We recommend to other travelers

August 29, 2021

Product ID: 330926