Planning to Visit Zaragoza? Here’s Your Travel Guide

Planning to Visit Zaragoza? Here’s Your Travel Guide, Zaragoza, Spain (B)

Founded 2000 years ago this capitol city of Aragon is a melting pot of cultures, with strong influences from Jewish, Roman, Christian, and Muslim cultures. Zaragoza is known for it’s folklore tradition, exceptional local gastronomy, and it’s unforgettable landmarks. Let’s visit Zaragoza!

Reminiscent of the great mosques of Istanbul, this Basilica is said to be built in the exact spot that the Virgin Mary appeared to St. James in 40AD. This absolutely stunning piece of architecture is hands down the most important thing to see in Zaragoza. In fact, this legendary structure is so magical that during the Spanish Civil War, three bombs were dropped on the church and none of them exploded. 

Located north of the city center this medieval Islamic palace dates back to the 11th Century and is now home to the Aragon regional parliament. If planning a visit make sure to check if parliament is in session, as it is closed most Thursdays, Fridays and teh occasional week. 

Also referred to as La Seo de Zaragoza, this Roman Catholic cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once home to a mosque, evidence of several architectural elements remain, including Mudejar, Baroque, Gothic, and Renaissance.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Planning to Visit Zaragoza? Here’s Your Travel Guide
Guide Location: Spain » Zaragoza
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Josh And Krissy Sedivy
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar
  • Aljaferia Palace
  • Catedral del Salvador de Zaragoza
  • Hotel Palafox
  • Hotel Reina Petronila