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Throughout the year, Zaragoza is the centre of varied and intense cultural activity. Festivals such as Asalto, the International Urban Art one and Trayectos, for the contemporary dance in urban landscapes are an international reference point. The most important celebration in the city are Las Fiestas del Pilar, which took place in October, the city triples its population – estimated at 700,000 people – and hosts more than 500 cultural and recreational events enjoyed by locals and visitors. The Semana Santa (holy Week) of Zaragoza has more than 700 years of history and was declared of international tourist interest. The heart of the city provides a master formula for fun, history and culture. Zaragoza is lived and enjoyed in the streets. Besides, the city counts on a plenty of leisure activities in the former Expo site, such as the largest river Aquarium in Europe or in the Water Park.

Caesaraugusta’s route Museum

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
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Goya Museum - Ibercaja Collection

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.
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Mudejar Art – UNESCO Heritage of Mankind

Zaragoza counts on some of the best examples of the Mudejar style, 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. San Salvador Cathedral (La Seo) Aljafería Palace Fortea tower Zuda tower Santo Sepulcro Convent Arco y Casa del Deán La Magdalena Church San Pablo Church San Miguel Church San Gil Church
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Real Maestranza de Caballería

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.
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