Population: 127,817 (2015)
Elevation: 2,746 ft.

Main Sights

León Cathedral


León Cathedral was begun in the mid thirteenth century and is primarily in the rayonnant gothic style, characterized by soaring pointed arches, flying buttresses, and colorful stained glass windows. The cathedral was modelled after Reims Cathedral in France. The sculptural program at the portals features scenes of Christ at the Last Judgment, the nativity, and the entombment and coronation of the virgin.

Basilica de San Isidoro

Patheon de los Reyes

Casa Botines