Iglesia de San Ildefonso Jesuitas, Toledo

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A Jesuit cathedral, Iglesia de San Ildefonso Jesuitas was finally completed and now stands the same height as the nearby Alcázar Castle. In the wake of opposition by Cardinal Siliceo, it took over 150 years to build. The church bears the marks of having been designed by many different architects, with sculptures, reliefs, carvings, and columns representing each man's vision. All of them are equally well-crafted, but especially impressive is the central relief, "Imposition of the Chasuble,” depicting the church's namesake, San Ildefonso. Climb one of the two towers for a panoramic view of the city. Plan to see Iglesia de San Ildefonso Jesuitas and other attractions that appeal to you using our Toledo day trip website.
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  • For a token entrance fee you not only get the opportunity to tour the church but also to climb the towers and have breathtaking views across the city. 
    For a token entrance fee you not only get the opportunity to tour the church but also to climb the towers and have breathtaking views across the city.  more »
  • First of all, this church is really impressive with its dimensions. It is worth spending enough time inside since it is very rich. It is interesting also to climb to the roof to enjoy the view over... 
    First of all, this church is really impressive with its dimensions. It is worth spending enough time inside since it is very rich. It is interesting also to climb to the roof to enjoy the view over...  more »
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  • Lovely church with a tower that's worth a visit. Be aware that the church tower has 131 steps to the top, but the view is nice. The cathedral tower was closed when I visited so to this was a welcome option. The admission is cheap too.
  • When visiting Toledo it’s a good idea to buy a tourist wristband to get reduced price of entry at seven different locations. Ask for a Pulsera

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