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Burgos

The city of Burgos, founded in 884 by Diego Rodriguez Porcelos, preserves a very rich historical-artistic heritage that will surprise you. Tradition and avant-garde come together to make your visit unforgettable.
During your visits to the city and its surroundings, we suggest you visit the following monuments:
SAINT NICHOLAS CHURCH

SAINT NICHOLAS CHURCH

Located next to the Cathedral, on the Way to Saint James as it passes through the city, it was built at the beginning of the 15th century in the place where a Romanesque temple existed. It has on its main altar a splendid stone altarpiece made by Francisco de Colonia...

PROVINCIAL MUSEUM

PROVINCIAL MUSEUM

The Miranda and the Iñigo Angulo palaces, beautiful Renaissance buildings, are the seat of an important collection of works of art that by origin or destination have an exclusively Burgos origin and that show us the historical and cultural evolution of the province...

Museum of human evolution

Museum of human evolution

Inaugurated in 2010, this Museum is a reference in the study of human evolution worldwide. The building that houses the Museum, as well as the Auditorium-Forum Evolution and the CENIEH (National Research Centre on Human Evolution) are the work of Juan Navarro...

WALL

WALL

Its construction was ordered by King Alfonso X the Wise in 1276. It is not preserved in its entirety, although we can admire some remains of it and six of its twelve gates: San Esteban, San Gil, San Juan, Santa María, La Judería and San Martín.

MONASTERY OF SAINT PETER OF CARDEÑA

MONASTERY OF SAINT PETER OF CARDEÑA

Ten kilometres away from the downtown of Burgos there is a Monastery inhabited by Cistercian monks of strict observance, also called Trappists. The monastery dates back to Visigoth times and was inhabited by Benedictine monks. The prosperity of the Monastery in...

SAINT LESMES CHURCH

SAINT LESMES CHURCH

Built in the fourteenth century, it underwent an important remodelling in the sixteenth century, because the delicate Gothic columns did not support the vault of the central nave and it had to be completely dismantled. The patron saint of Burgos, Saint Lesmes, who was...

SAINT GILES CHURCH

SAINT GILES CHURCH

The austerity of its exterior appearance, due to the fact that it was included in the city wall, does not allow to guess the beauty and richness of its interior, which has a splendid Gothic ensemble, the most important in the city after the Cathedral. The first phase...

SAINT STEPHEN CHURCH

SAINT STEPHEN CHURCH

Located on the hillside of the Castle, it was built between the 13th-14th centuries and it currently houses the Museum of the Altarpiece, where there are exposed Renaissance and Baroque altarpieces from different locations in the Diocese of Burgos. In the upper choir...

CASTLE

CASTLE

The origin of the Castle is linked to the founding of the city of Burgos by Count Diego Porcelos in the 9th century, having undergone many transformations over the centuries. Probably during the reign of Alfonso VIII of Castile the first great transformation took...