• Burgos
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An interesting cultural route enabling visitors to discover Burgos through its literature, history, characters and the principal writers that made their mark on the city through the arts.

Burgos Cathedral, Burgos Castle Museum, Santa María Arch, the Main Theatre and the streets and squares offer visitors a series of walks enabling visitors to discover this beautiful city, packed with history at every turn.

Other sites of interest on this route include the Fadrique de Basilea Book Museum, the Church of San Gil Abad, Castilfalé Palace, the Solar del Cid Monument, the Monastery of Santa María Real de las Huelgas, the Marists Courtyard, the King’s Hospital, the Church of Santa Águeda or de Santa Gadea, the Arch of Protection, Bessón Bridge or the Charterhouse of Santa María de Miraflores.

What to see?

  • Church of the MercedMore information

    Built in the 15th and 16th centuries by Juan de Colonia.

  • Church of Nuestra Señora la Real y Antigua de GamonalMore information

    14th-century structure with a tower above the facade. It has a single nave and a square apse. The portico contains a Gothic Calvary and a Mudejar door. In 1704 Alfonso VI moved the bishopric from Oca.

  • Church of San Cosme and San DamianMore information

    Rebuilt between the 15th and 16th centuries. It has a Renaissance façade by Juan de Vallejo, and a round arch of triumph with medallions of Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist.On the facade,...

  • Church of San EstebanMore information

    This Gothic structure was badly damaged by an explosion that destroyed the military fortress that stood on the hillock. It was built between the 13th and 14th centuries. The façade contains an artistic...

  • Church of San Gil AbadMore information

    This large church was built in the late 13th and early 14th centuries.It has three naves with a transept and lateral chapels. Of particular interest are the Capilla de la Natividad, with its Renaissance...

  • Church of San LesmesMore information

    Dating from the 14th and 15th centuries. It has a pointed arch and three Gothic-Renaissance naves. The church was built on a previous structure by the same name that was destroyed during medieval war confrontations...

  • Church of San Nicolas de BariMore information

    Construction started in the 15th century. The simplicity of its faced is in contrast with the richness of its interior. Particularly noteworthy are the stone altarpiece by Simón de Colonia, gothic sepulchres...

  • Church of Santa Agueda o de Santa GadeaMore information

    15th-century church, gothic style, located on the site of the famous Santa Gadea, where El Cid forced the king Alfonso VI to swear he had not participated in the killing of his brother Don Sancho.

  • Church of Santa ClaraMore information

    The humble façade is in contrast with the beautiful decoration inside. Three naves, with three gorhic sections and a polygonal apse. It belongs to the Convento de Santa Clara and contains remarkable 18th-century...

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