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Zaragoza city centre is full of shops, squares and pleasant corners, busy boulevards, restaurants and bars with sunny outdoor terraces. There is a festival each year in the middle of October called El Pilar. During this time there are many interesting and exciting activities, performances and concerts taking place here. Another thing you do not want to miss is the Spanish tradition of processions in conjunction with the Easter week. You will be amazed of all the dramatic sculptures and religious chanting.
Virgin of Pilar Basilica

Virgin of Pilar Basilica

The pride of the city, the Pilar Cathedral, is a jewel of Baroque art and one of the most important Sanctuaries of Mary of the Catholic world. Inside the church, the walls and ceilings are full of frescos from famous Spanish painters.
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Misericordia Bullring

This bullring was the first in Spain with a retractable roof. Protected from bad weather, the 18th-century arena is used for markets and concerts next to traditional bullfights.
Aljafería Palace

Aljafería Palace

Located right in the middle of Zaragoza, this impressive 11th-century palace is one of few remaining Moorish buildings of the city, and also one of the most important samples of Hispano-Muslim architecture.
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Zaragoza Museum

Art lovers should not miss this museum, which houses an extensive collection of medieval Aragonite paintings. There is also a room devoted entirely to painter José Francisco Goya.
Primo De Rivera Park

Primo De Rivera Park

Primo De Rivera Park is an ideal place in which to escape the noise from the city. This huge park has landscaped grounds, a botanical garden, a wild plant area as well as various cafés and restaurants.
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Museo Pablo Gargallo

This is a Renaissance style palace with modern sculptures by the Aragonese artist Pablo Gargallo who was an important figure in the early 20th-century European Avant-garde art movement.
Cathedral of The Saviour

Cathedral of The Saviour

The monumental Cathedral of the Saviour, also called ‘La Seo’, is part of the World Heritage Site Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon, but also includes Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles.
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Zaragoza Amusement Park

Zaragoza Amusement Park is a getaway for families and is situated only a few minutes bus ride away from the city centre. Typical fairground rides, swimming pools and playgrounds attract the children while mum and dad can watch from any of the restaurants or cafés.
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