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|The Casa de Botines. A
residence designed by Antoni
Gaudi. Now a bank.
|The main street through the
historic Old town or Barrio
Gotico is Calle Ancha.
|Leon Cathedral (13th Century),
considered Spain premier
|The cathedral from the front
allowing view of the famous
|Inside the cathedral. It is
famous for its 1,800 square
meters of stained glass.
|A close-up of a section of the
stained glass. Most of the
stained glass is original.
|The altar and the nave of the
|The impressive wooden choir of
|Closer view of the carved seats
and backings in the choir.
|The Cathedral entrance and
carved wooden doors.
|My favourite site in Leon. The
wonderful 17th century Plaza
|An old building on the Plaza
Mayor. Now a Municipal Arts
|Calle Ancha, Leon.
|Street in the Barrio Gotic section
|Another street winding through
the Barrio Gotic.
|The Basilica de San Isodoro was
built in 1063 AD. Over the years
21 monarchs were buried here.
|Another view of teh Casa
Botines from the back.
|The City walls of Leon. Begun in
the 1st Century BC they have
been continually upgraded.
|The next day was Market Day in
the Plaza Mayor. A food market.
|Food for sale in the Farmers
market in the Plaza Mayor.
|In the streets near the Plaza
Mayor antique dealers were set
|The very quiet and colourful
Plaza de Santa Maria del
|A restaurant on the Plaza de
Santa Maria del Camino where I
stopped for a snack.
|Iglesia Santa Maria del Camino.
The church that gives the Plaza
|Inside the Basilica de San
|The Calle Ancha in the
afternoon during the quiet part
of the day.
|The Plaza de la Regla. This is
the main square where the
Cathedral is located.
|Another view of the city walls.
|A small square and cafe in
|Leon still gets pilgrims walking
the Camino de Santiago. It was
a waypoint in the Middle Ages.
|The Plaza Mayor as the sun
begins to set.
|The street lights and restaurant
lights have come on in the Plaza
|The Municipal Arts building in
the Plaza Mayor.
|Early evening and shortly after
the floodlights were turned on
|Later in the evening with the
Cathedral hi-lighted against the
|Street leaving the Plaza de la
|Evening steet scene in Leon.