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1. Museum of Human EvolutionBook Free Tour*
The Museum of Human Evolution is situated on the south bank of the river Arlanzón, in the Spanish city of Burgos. It is located roughly 16 kilometers west of the Sierra de Atapuerca, the location of some of the most important human fossil finds in the world. In addition, the Archaeological site of Atapuerca, which was declared a World Heritage Site in 2000, has yielded some of the exhibits at the museum.
2. Teatro PrincipalBook Free Tour*
The main theater of Burgos is a building of the Elizabethan era located at the beginning of the Paseo del Espolón, next to the Palace of the Provincial Council. It began to be built in 1843 by the architect Bernardino Martínez de Velasco, under the direction of Francisco de Angoitia, and was inaugurated in 1858. Since its inauguration and until 1956 it housed a large number of concerts and shows. In the same building was the so -called recreation room. After the 1997 reform, carried out under the direction of the architect José María Pérez González ('Peridis'), the building recovered its dance, theater and music activity, managed by the Municipal Institute of Culture of the City of Burgos.
3. Iglesia de San Lorenzo
Iglesia de San Lorenzo el Real is a Baroque church in Burgos, Spain. It is located on Calle Almirante Bonifaz. San Lorenzo was originally a Jesuit church, built between 1684 and 1694 to replace an earlier building of more modest proportions. The work was financed and sponsored by Francisca de San Vítores and erected by Bernabé de Hazas and Francisco del Pontón. After the expulsion of the Jesuits in the late eighteenth century, the church became a parish church. Since its creation in 1945, the church has been the seat of the Brotherhood of Coronación de Espinas y de Cristo Rey.
4. Iglesia de San Cosme y San Damián
Iglesia de San Cosme y San Damián is a Catholic parish church in Burgos, Spain, on the left bank of the Arlanzón River. It was built in the sixteenth century with a combination of the Late Gothic and Renaissance styles. It was a burial place of featured artists of the time. The porch on the north side was designed by Juan de Vallejo in 1552, with a triumphal arch with medallions of John the Baptist and John the Evangelist in the spandrels and fine fluted columns. The massive tower of the church, of the classicist baroque style, was added in 1621 by Gabriel de Cotero.
5. Arco de Santa María
Arco de Santa María in Burgos, Spain, is to one of the twelve medieval gates the city had during the middle ages. It was rebuilt by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor during the 16th century after the local rulers of the city supported him during the Revolt of the Comuneros. On the facade of the arch appear people of importance to the city of Burgos and Castile, such as Diego Rodríguez Porcelos, the founder of the city; Jueces de Castilla; Laín Calvo and Nuño Rasura; El Cid; Fernán González; and Charles V himself.
6. Real monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Fresdelval
The Royal Monastery of Our Lady of Fresdelval was a Jerome monastery founded in the fifteenth century and located near the city of Burgos (Spain), specifically between the towns of Villatoro, Quintanilla Vivar and Villayerno Morquillas. Exclaustrated and in a dilapidated state, the old cenobium belongs to a particular property. It was declared a good of cultural interest, by then National Monument, on June 3, 1931. Subsequently (2009) the delimitation of the monument has been extended.
7. Estatua del Cid
The monument to Cid Campeador is an equestrian statue located in the city of Burgos, in Spain, and represents Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian military leader who came to dominate the levante of the Iberian Peninsula at the forefront of his own mesnada at the end of the Iberian Peninsula at the end of the Eleventh century. It is the work of the famous sculptor Juan Cristóbal González Quesada, and was inaugurated by General Franco on July 23, 1955.
8. Monasterio de San Francisco
The San Francisco de Burgos monastery was a Franciscan convent located in the city of Burgos, Spain, which currently only a few rehabilitated ruins are preserved to avoid detachment and the loss of the historical remains that are maintained. According to tradition, it was founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in 1213, having obtained the approval of King Alfonso VIII of Castile, although this has been questioned by numerous historians.
9. Burgos Museum
The Burgos Museum, formerly known as the Provincial Archaeological Museum, has its dependencies in two contiguous palaces of the 16th century, the house of Miranda and the house of Íñigo Angulo, forming an apple between the streets Calera and Miranda, in the city of Burgos ( Spain). The museum collections have an exclusively bourgeois origin, by origin or destination, and show the historical and cultural evolution of the province.
10. Casa de Miranda-Museo de Burgos
The Casa de Miranda is a Renaissance palace in the Spanish city of Burgos located in an urban area on Calera Street, realized in 1545 to serve as residence for the canonigo of the cathedral, abbot of Salas in this same cathedral and apostolic protonotary, Francisco de Miranda Salón and Spain, son of Pedro de Miranda Salón and Isabel de España and Castillo, probably the building was directed by the architect Juan de Vallejo.
11. Museo del Libro Fadrique de Basilea y Museo del Cid
The Fadrique Book Museum in Basel, also known simply as the Book Museum, was a museum space located in the Spanish city of Burgos. Its structure and works made it unique in the national territory. The Museo del Cid was located in the same building. As of June 2022, its collections are housed in the Book Museum located in the Archive of the Adelantamiento de Castilla, located in the town of Covarrubias (Burgos).
12. Arco de Santo Domingo
The walls of the city of Orihuela constituted a defensive construction of Greco-Cartaginese origin, which was built taking advantage of the natural defenses that the city had. The walls surrounded the city and inside had an internal wall that surrounded and protected the castle. This construction was around the castle disseminated by the mountain of San Miguel, an internal defensive ring formed.
13. Iglesia de Santa María la Real y Antigua de Gamonal
Iglesia de Santa María la Real y Antigua de Gamonal is a church in Burgos, Spain. The Gothic structure dates to the 14th century, although there is evidence of an earlier church dating back to the eleventh century, when King Alfonso VI moved his seat from the destroyed city of Oca of the Auca diocese in 1075. It became a Bien de Interés Cultural listed building on 3 June 1931.
14. Iglesia del Carmen
The Iglesia del Carmen de Burgos is a Catholic parish church built in Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. It is a modern building, built in 1966–1968, replacing a demolished baroque building. It is located at the intersection of Paseo del Empecinado with Calle del Carmen, between the Arlanzón River and the old railway. The church was inaugurated on 7 July 1968.
15. Iglesia de Santa Clara
The Iglesia del Carmen de Burgos is a nun's convent in Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. It is situated on the corner of Calle de Covarrubias, del Progreso and Santa Clara. It is a Gothic edifice built mostly in the thirteenth century, at the time of its founding, when it was part of the Monasterio de Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas. It dates to 1234.
16. Muralla de Burgos
The wall of Burgos is a defensive fence that surrounds part of the historic center of the Spanish city of Burgos. Its current structure dates back to the low Middle Ages. Since the 18th century, it began to demolish progressively at certain points, but several important sections and doors have been preserved, as well as some isolated towers and canvases.
17. Palacio de la Isla-Instituto Castellano y Leonés de la Lengua
The Palacio de la Isla, located in the Spanish city of Burgos, was built in 1883 by the lawyer and banker Juan Muguiro y Casi in the orchard he had acquired on the Paseo de la Isla, with the intention of spending the summer in the city. His style is romantic with neo-Gothic influences. In 1942, the building was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest.
18. Museo del Retablo
The Altarpiece Museum in Burgos is installed in the Church of San Esteban, without cult today, and belongs to the archbishopric of Burgos. It brings together a collection of altarpieces from the 15th century to the 18th century from various locations in the province of Burgos. It also offers a sample of religious goldsmithing.
Lerma is a village in the province of Burgos, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. It has important monuments dating from the 17th century, which were built by the Duke of Lerma. The village is home to the headquarters of the Spanish wine denominación de origen protegida Arlanza DOP.
20. Puente Santa María
The Santa María bridge is part of the whole bridges over the Arlanzón River of the Spanish city of Burgos. This bridge has been a key point in the city, since it was used as access to it thus becoming one of the emblematic steps, which is why from the outset it has been the focus of intensive.
21. Iglesia de San Pedro y San Felices
The Parish Church of San Pedro y San Felices is a Roman Catholic church built in the 14th century southwest of the Spanish city of Burgos, in a neighbourhood inhabited since the 18th century mainly by peasants. Dedicated to St. Peter and St. Happy, it was also known as St. Peter Saelices.
Villadiego in Spain's municipality. It is located in the province of the Provincia of Burgos and Region of Castilla y León, in the northern part of the country, 230 km north of Madrid is the head of the country. 841 meters above seaweed located in Villadiego, and has 1,907 inhabitants.
23. Forum Burgos Evolución
Fórum Evolución is the name of the Palacio de Congresos y Auditorio municipal, a building located in the Human Evolution Complex, in the Spanish city of Burgos. Designed by the Spanish architect Juan Navarro Baldeweg, construction began around 2005, and opened its doors in June 2012.
24. Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bari
Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bari is a Catholic church on Fernán González street in Burgos, Spain, located next to the Camino de Santiago, behind the Cathedral of Burgos. It is mainly known for having one of the largest altarpieces in Spain and the only one carved in limestone.
25. Iglesia de San Esteban
Iglesia de San Esteban is a former Catholic church in Burgos, Spain, on the eastern perimeters of Burgos Castle. It was essentially built between the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century. It now houses the Museo del Retablo.
Presencio is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 238 inhabitants. It contains the Church of San Andrés.
27. Iglesia del Hospital del Rey
The hospital of the King was an assistance establishment of pilgrims and passersby located next to the Camino de Santiago as it passes through the city of Burgos, is part of the national heritage, together with the Parral.
28. Carro de combate
The Panzer I was a light tank produced by Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Its name is short for Panzerkampfwagen I, abbreviated as PzKpfw I. The tank's official German ordnance inventory designation was Sd.Kfz. 101.
29. Museo de Telas Medievales de Burgos
The medieval fabrics museum, located in the Monastery of Real Strikes, in the city of Burgos (Spain), is a museum that houses women's medieval, male and childhood clothing of the XI, XII, and XIII centuries.
30. El Empecinado
The Mausoleum of the Empecinado is a funeral monument that contains the mortal remains of guerrilla Juan Martín Díez, the Empecinado, Spanish military and hero of the War of the Spanish Independence.
31. Santo Domingo de Silos
Santo Domingo de Silos is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality had a population of 292 inhabitants.
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