Leon the City
León is a municipality and Spanish city located in the northwest of Spain, capital of the homonymous province, the old Kingdom of Leon..
Its heritage and monuments, and various celebrations that take place throughout the year, among which especially, the Holly Week., and their situation as forced the Camino de Santiago, considered World Heritage by UNESCO. Among its most representative monuments are the Cathedral, the best example of classic French Gothic style in Spain, The Basílica of San Isidoro, one of the most important Romanesque churches in Spain, Tombs of the Kings of Leon Medieval and considered The Sistine Chapel of Romanesque Art. It contains the Holy Grail of Jesus Christ authentic thought, Monastery of San Marcos, Spanish first example of Plateresque and Renaissance architecture, Guzmanes Palace, the Palace of the Counts of Luna, the Market Church or del Camino la Antigua, Church of Palat del Rey, House of Carnicerias y the House of Botines., Art Nouveau style and made by the great Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí; all of them declared of Cultural Interest. outstanding example of modern architecture, and one of the museums, The MUSAC (Modern Art Museum), of Mansilla + Tuñón Arquitectos.