A Baroque temple and one of the most important centres of pilgrimage of Christendom. It is also an artistic centre of prime importance with artworks of great value from different eras. The frescoes of the vault of the Coreto and the Regina Martyrhum dome were painted by Goya.
Built over the main mosque of the old Moslem city. An eclectic mix of styles, going from Romanesque to Neoclassical. A pinnacle of Mudejar art of Zaragoza is the other wall of the parish chapel of San Miguel Arcangel, and on the inside, noteworthy is the gothic High Altarpiece, made of polychrome alabaster. An extraordinary collection of Flemish tapestries from the metropolitan chapter are of display in the Tapestry Museum.
Francisco de Goya, our most universal artist, was born in a village near Zaragoza called Fuendetodos. The Palacio de Los Pardo is home to the Goya Museum, dedicated to the writer and professor who bequeathed his private collection of paintings and sculptures to the city. The pictorial works exhibited span the 15th to the 20th century. Particularly noteworthy is the room dedicated exclusively to five series of etchings by Goya: Los Caprichos, La Tauromaquia, Los Disparates or Proverbios, Los Desastres de la Guerra and Los Toros de Burdeos.
Zaragoza counts on some of the best examples of the Mudejar style, some of them declared World Heritage by UNESCO. Mudejar is the name given to the Muslim population who continued living in their towns and villages after the Christian Reconquest, maintaining their religion, customs and culture. Monuments declared World Heritage by UNESCO: - San Salvador Cathedral (La Seo) - Aljafería Palace - San Pablo Church Other monuments with Mudejar style in Zaragoza: - Fortea tower - Zuda tower - Santo Sepulcro Convent - Arco y Casa del Deán - La Magdalena Church - San Miguel Church - San Gil Church
Caesaraugusta in the only Roman city that had the privilege of bearing the full name of its founder, Caesar Augustus. Discover the political centre and most emblematic public buildings of the Roman city and to experience the areas in which the colony’s commercial, economic, political, social, cultural and religious activities took place. • Caesaraugusta Forum Museum • Caesaraugusta River Port Museum • Caesaraugusta Public Baths Museum • Caesaraugusta Theatre Museum
The museum dedicated to Pablo Serrano lies in the Paseo María Agustín, on a site which formerly housed the workshops of the Provincial Orphanage. The museum displays a collection of works by the sculptor and his wife, painter Juan Francés, and is a key venue for the promotion of contemporary culture and creation.
After the Expo 2008, Zaragoza emerged as an innovative city. The buildings of the expo received important architecture awards such as the Spanish Pavilion, the Pavilion Bridge or the Water tower. The Aquarium is the largest river Aquarium in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Renovated infrastructure for a city open to the future.
Headquarters of the Royal Armoured Calvary since 1912. It was commissioned by the jurist Miguel Donlope, and was not finished until the last quarter of the 16th century. Its façade presents features that would become commonly seen in these buildings, such as a semicircular arch, three floors, rough, arched gallery, slit windows and classical style wooden eaves. On the inside, one can find rich plaster ornamentation in the courtyard and on the stairs, an extraordinary wooden ceiling, and fine craftsmanship in the main floor rooms.
The Alma Mater Museum is located in the oldest part of the "Casas del Obispo" (Bishop houses), with the entrance in Paseo Echegaray y Caballero. During your visit you will see remains from various eras: Roman, Gothic, Mudéjar and Renaissance, with significant architectural features retrieved from the restoration of the Palacio Arzobispal (Archbishop's Palace).
Set within the most important monumental area of Zaragoza, by the Basílica del Pilar, the Town Hall, the Archbishop`s Palace and La Seo Cathedral, la Lonja is the finest existing example of Aragonese Renaissance civil architecture. A stunning beautiful, uniquely decorated building, it is currently used by the Zaragoza City Council as an Exhibition Gallery.
It is based on excellent products, some with denomination of origin such as the lamb, the Teruel ham, olive oil, wines… It combines tradition and innovation. The gastronomic offer of the city includes restaurants and a great variety of bars, cafés where to enjoy the typical “tapas”. Several gastronomic festivals or gastronomic tours take place in the city all over the year.
Do you want to discover Zaragoza? Check out the Walking tours!! A walking route with a local guide. You will visit two of the main monuments of the city: the Basílica del Pilar and Seo Cathedral, apart from making a tour around the Old Town. These guided visits are available in English, French and Italian. Check the conditions for these tourist services in the next link: http://www.zaragoza.es/ciudad/turismo/en/servicios/visitas-guiadas/walking-tours.htm
The cutting edge of the most exported and dearest Zaragoza are the Fiestas del Pilar, characterised by a broad range of activities that fill the streets with fun, colour and entertainment for a week at the least. During the Fiestas del Pilar, Zaragoza becomes the centre of national, and even global attention. For ten days in October, Zaragoza is bursting with festivities and filled with fun: the squares of the Historical Quarter become emblematic stages for any kind of cultural and fun activities for all kind of public. The grand act of the Fiestas del Pilar is the Flower Offering to the Virgin of the Pilar on October the12th. A unique act in the world which impresses the visitors.
The Holy Week of Zaragoza has more than 700 years of history and has been declared as International Tourist Interest. More than 16,000 people from 48 Easter brotherhoods take part in the processions. The thundering sound of more than 7,000 drums during the processions is particularly impressive. T Easter week is one of the most heartfelt and deep-rooted fiestas celebrated in Zaragoza. Music, art and colour come together in magical processions - solemn parades in which crowds of people accompany religious images on their route through the streets.
Zaragoza has become a leader in the national and international scene of street art with the Asalto Festival. It has managed to change the appearance of the streets of Zaragoza and how to understand public space. The city is flooded with avant-garde, shocking, and shared artistic proposals developed on-site for artistic collectives and urban artists. It’s not only an urban arts festival, is a hallmark of a city more and more cosmopolitan, dynamic and participatory. It is a project of urban and social transformation through culture in which the streets, the city and its citizens are the real protagonists along with best urban local, national and international artists that year after year want to be part of the Asalto family.
As a sample of the intense cultural activity of Zaragoza all year long, the city has become the venue of several international festivals, such as Trayectos, Asalto, Slap!, Lagata Reggae, FIZ, the Jazz Festival or the new ZGZ Escena. In June, takes place Trayectos, the festival that connects the urban landscapes of the city with contemporary dance.This Festival integrates the expression art in the city, so that make Zaragoza a scenario and a living space that inspires the creators and favours the meeting of citizen and contemporary dance. In July, the turn is for Slap!, the black music Festival and Lagata Reggae Festival, both held in the Zaragoza's campsite. As a novelty for this year in July, it has born the "ZGZ Escena Festival", the new performing arts international festival, born to be a driver of the culture and economy of Zaragoza. After Summer and before the Pilar Festivities, the FIZ Festival arrives, for the alternative music.
The José Antonio Labordeta Park is an ideal place in which to escape the noise from the city. One can enjoy its numerous and varied spaces, such as San Sebastián avenue, which lined with a succession of ornamental fountains, the Botanic Garden or Goya’s Corner, amongst others.
Within a 120 m2 area, a new concept of a urban park is located next to the former Expo site. It combines green areas, tourist services and leisure activities for all kinds of public without going out of the city (rafting, kayaking, multi-adventure circuits, SPA, golf, river beach, theatre with puppets for kids, etc). It is perfect place to enjoy all the family together or with friends.
The largest river aquarium in Europe. There are more than 4,000 animals of over 350 species, representing river fauna from five of the planet’s greatest rivers: the Nile, Mekong, Amazon, Murray-Darling and Ebro. There is also a central tank which represents the Mundo River, inhabited by one of the most important collections of Arapaima gigas in the world.
The School-Museum is located on the top floor of the Centro de Historias. The building has been designed in agreement with the old ground plan of the convent church, of which only the crypt and façade remain today. The collection housed in the School-Museum has been achieved due to the perseverance of the members of the group, thanks to the relations established by them over its more than sixty years of history.
The building that houses the museum is attached to Area 2 Fire Station. Together they comprise a unit that adequately illustrates the reality of the firefighters of yesterday and today. The following equipment can be seen in the magnificent cloister courtyard: fire engines, hand pumps and other interesting items, such as the steam pumper, which was a major advance in its time for putting out fires.
Zaragoza is easy to reach by car, coach, train, plane or even on foot, as part of the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage Route, since the city lies at a privileged crossroads between Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and the Basque Country. It is also the gateway to Europe through the Somport Tunnel. Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station belongs to the Spanish AVE High-Speed Train Network and is used by travellers leaving or arriving into the city by train or coach from practically any point in Spain. Zaragoza Airport, from which a number of different airlines operate regular flights to and from numerous cities in Spain and Europe, is located just 10 km from the city.
Zaragoza Airport, from which a number of different airlines operate regular flights to and from numerous cities in Spain and Europe, is located just 10 km from the city. The Airport is connected to the city via bus, taxi and rental cars. A taxi from the airport into the centre of Zaragoza takes approximately 15 minutes. +34 976 757 575 +34 976 424 242 +34 976 383 838 The buses running between the airport and the city centre depart every half an hour. The journey takes between 45 minutes and a single ticket costs €1,70. Departures: Monday to Saturday every 30 minutes from Paseo María Agustín, 7. Services Zaragoza - Airport: from 05:30 to 22:30 Services Airport - Zaragoza: from 06:15 to 23:15 Sundays and public holidays hourly from Paseo María Agustín, 7 Services Zaragoza - Airport: from 05:30 to 22:00. Special service at 22:45. Services Airport - Zaragoza: from 06:15 to 22:45. Special service at 23:15. +34 902 306 065 www.consorciozaragoza.es Rental cars are available at the airport.
You can get to Zaragoza by train from virtually any point in Spain. Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station receives travellers arriving by RENFE (Train) and Coach, who can make their way into the city centre by bus or on foot, depending on the area to which they wish to go. Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station also houses a hotel, a business centre, shops and a variety of services for travellers. Zaragoza belongs to the Red de Ciudades AVE (Cities of the Spanish High-Speed Train Network).
HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO MIGUEL SERVET Ver en el mapa: Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet Dirección: Avda. Isabel La Católica, 3 Teléfono: +34 976 765 500 HOSPITAL CLÍNICO UNIVERSITARIO LOZANO BLESA Ver en el mapa: Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa Dirección: Avda. San Juan Bosco Teléfono: +34 976 765 700 HOSPITAL ROYO VILLANOVA Ver en el mapa: Hospital Royo Villanova Dirección: Avda. San Gregorio, s/n Teléfono: +34 976 466 910
One-way tickets can be bought on the bus or the tram for €1,35. You can also choose between buying different bus cards. The Zaragoza Card (24-48h) is a tourist card, perfect for tourists visiting Zaragoza, you can use it in public transport (tram and urban bus): 5 or 7 routes with transfer