Burgos Things to Do

  • Cathedral of Burgos - Westside.
    Cathedral of Burgos - Westside.
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  • 1. Monastery of Miraflores

    Monastery Cartuja de Santa María de Miraflores is still active and belongs to me monks of the Order of Carthusians. That order was founded by the followers of Saint Bruno of Cologne (1030-1101). These...

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  • 2. Cathedral

    La Sacristía Mayor acaba de ser restaurada Contrasta su estilo barroco rococó con el del resto de la catedral Tiene una cúpula elíptica de seis gajos y linterna así como una abigarrada decoración, y...

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  • 3. El Cid

    I will no repeat who was Rodrigo Díaz. This is just to say that the bronze equestrian statue of El Cid was sculpted by Juan Cristóbal González Quesada who was well known friend of the Soviet Union....

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  • 4. Places & Streets

    If you go along San Francisco Street you will unavoidably pass by the ruins of San Francisco Monastery. Unfortunately only main facade survived. All other parts are adds built in XX century where the...

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  • 5. Churches, others

    The Church of San Gil is typically Gothic church built in XIV century and reconstructed in XV and XVI centuries. This church is one of the most beautiful Gothic churches of Burgos. It was dedicated to...

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  • 6. Casa del Cordon

    The Palace of the Constables of Castile, popularly known as Casa del Cordón (The house of the cord), is a palace from the XV century that was built in the old part of Burgos. Its founder was the...

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  • 7. Castle, Walls & Gates

    If you walk Sant Estaban street (this is the street you take to go to the castle) to the right you get to Arco de San Esteban (S. Estaban’s arch) , another old entrance to the city. And also will see...

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  • 8. Arco de Santa Maria

    5 out of 5 stars

    At the near end of the Paseo, opposite the Puente de Santa María (Bridge of Saint Mary), is the Arco de Santa María. This gate tower was originally built XIV century and rebuilt in 1552. It was twice...

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  • 9. Monastery of Las Huelgas

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The name "Monasterio de las Huelgas" sounded somewhat odd to me as "huelga" in modern Spanish means strike (I had experienced a national huelga = general strike on a previous trip to Spain!). In the...

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  • 10. Museums

    French Monk Lesmes born in Loudun near Poitiers in France founded the Monastery of San Juan in Burgos in the XI century. This foundation was approved by the King of Castile Alfonso VI (1040-1101) and...

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  • 11. El espolón un fantasma - The Espolón a ghost

    Es un fantasma de lo que era , pero sigue valiendo la pena darse un paseo por el Espolón El Paseo del Espolón es una zona ajardinada a los pies de la muralla...

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  • 12. CAMINO DE SANTIAGO

    If you want to feel like a pilgrim you can roam the Santiago’s path that goes through Burgos. It’s easy to do, you just have to follow the shells on the floor...

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