22 Sights in Burgos, Spain (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Burgos, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 22 sights are available in Burgos, Spain.

List of cities in Spain Sightseeing Tours in Burgos

1. Teatro Principal

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The Teatro Principal de Burgos is a building from the Elizabethan era located at the beginning of the Paseo del Espolón, next to the palace of the Provincial Council. Construction began in 1843 by the architect Bernardino Martínez de Velasco, under the direction of Francisco de Angoitia, and was inaugurated in 1858. From its inauguration until 1956 it hosted a large number of concerts and shows. In the same building was the so-called Recreation Hall. After the reform of 1997, carried out under the direction of the architect José María Pérez González ('Peridis'), the building recovered its activity of dance, theater and music, managed by the Municipal Institute of Culture of the City Council of Burgos.

Wikipedia: Teatro Principal (Burgos) (ES)

2. Iglesia de San Lorenzo

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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.

Wikipedia: San Lorenzo el Real, Burgos (EN)

3. Iglesia de San Cosme y San Damián

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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.

Wikipedia: San Cosme y San Damián, Burgos (EN)

4. Arco de Santa María

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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.

Wikipedia: Arco de Santa María (EN)

5. Burgos Museum

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The Museum of Burgos, formerly known as the Provincial Archaeological Museum, has its dependencies in two adjoining palaces of the sixteenth century, the Casa de Miranda and the Casa de Íñigo Angulo, forming a block between Calera and Miranda streets, in the city of Burgos (Spain). The Museum's collections have an exclusively Burgos origin, by origin or destination, and show the historical and cultural evolution of the province.

Wikipedia: Museo de Burgos (ES)

6. Museo de la Evolución Humana

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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.

Wikipedia: Museum of Human Evolution (EN)

7. Casa de Miranda-Museo de Burgos

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Casa de Miranda-Museo de Burgos Jose Luis Filpo Cabana / CC BY 3.0

Miranda's house is a Renaissance palace in Burgos, Spain. Occupying urban space in calera Street, built in 1545 as the canon residence of the cathedral, the cathedral's rooms are the prototype of abbot and apostle, Miranda Salon and Franciscan of Spain, Miranda Salon's Stone and the son of Elizabeth of Spain and Castle, and may be the building directed by architect juan de vallejo.

Wikipedia: Casa de Miranda (ES)

8. Iglesia de Santa María la Real y Antigua de Gamonal

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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.

Wikipedia: Santa María la Real y Antigua de Gamonal (EN)

9. Monasterio de San Francisco

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The Monastery of St. Francis de Burgos, a Franciscan monastery in the Spanish city of Burgos, currently preserves only some restored ruins to prevent landslides and lost historical sites. According to tradition, it was founded in 1213 by St. Francis of Assisi and had previously been approved by King Alfonso VIII of the castle, although many historians have questioned it.

Wikipedia: Monasterio de San Francisco (Burgos) (ES)

10. Iglesia del Carmen

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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.

Wikipedia: Iglesia del Carmen, Burgos (EN)

11. Iglesia de Santa Clara

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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.

Wikipedia: Convento de Santa Clara (Burgos) (EN)

12. Estatua del Cid

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The cid Champion Monument, an equestrian statue in the Spanish city of Burgos, represents a Castile military leader, Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, who ruled the eastern part of the Iberian Peninsula at the end of the nineteenth century. This is the work of the famous sculptor JuanCrist ó balGonz á lez Quesada and was unveiled by General franco on July 23, 1955.

Wikipedia: Monumento al Cid Campeador (Burgos) (ES)

13. Muralla de Burgos

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The Burgos City Wall is a defensive fence that surrounds part of the historic center of the Spanish city of Burgos. The current structure dates back to the late Middle Ages. Beginning in the seventeenth century, it was gradually demolished in some places, but several important parts and doors were preserved, as well as some isolated towers and canvases.

Wikipedia: Muralla de Burgos (ES)

14. Museo del Libro Fadrique de Basilea y Museo del Cid

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The fadrique de basilea Book Museum, also known as the Book Museum, is a museum space in the Spanish city of Burgos. Its structure and works make it unique in the national territory. The cid museum is located in the same building. From June 2022, its collection can be found at the Book Museum at the Castle Overtaking Archives in covarrubias (village).

Wikipedia: Museo del Libro Fadrique de Basilea (ES)

15. Palacio de la Isla-Instituto Castellano y Leonés de la Lengua

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The island's palace, located in the Spanish city of Burgos, was ordered by lawyer and banker juan muguiro in 1883, almost in the orchard he bought while walking on the island, with the intention of spending the summer in the city. His style is romantic and has neo-Gothic influence. In 1942, the building was declared of cultural value.

Wikipedia: Palacio de la Isla (Burgos) (ES)

16. Puente Santa María

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Puente Santa María José Luiz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Santa Mar í a bridge is part of all the bridges on the Arlanz ó n River in the Spanish city of Burgos. The bridge has been a pivotal point in the city as it was used as a passageway, thus becoming one of the iconic passageways, which is why it has been the focus of intensive care from the start.

Wikipedia: Puente de Santa María (ES)

17. Forum Burgos Evolución

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Evolution Forum is the name of the Palacio de Congresos y Auditorio municipal, a building located in the Complex of Human Evolution, in the Spanish city of Burgos. Designed by the Spanish architect Juan Navarro Baldeweg, its construction began around 2005, and opened its doors in June 2012.

Wikipedia: Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos de Burgos (ES)

18. Iglesia de San Nicolás de Bari

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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.

Wikipedia: San Nicolás de Bari, Burgos (EN)

19. Iglesia de San Pedro y San Felices

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San Pedro Parish Church, a fourteenth-century Catholic church in the southwest of the Spanish city of Burgos, has been inhabited and mainly peasant since the seventeenth century. Dedicated to St. Peter and happy St. Peter, also known as St. Peter saelices.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Pedro y San Felices (Burgos) (ES)

20. Museo de Telas Medievales de Burgos

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The Museum of Medieval Fabrics, located in the Monastery of Las Huelgas Reales, in the city of Burgos (Spain), is a museum that houses medieval female, male and children's civil clothing of the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries.

Wikipedia: Museo de Telas Medievales de Burgos (ES)

21. Iglesia de San Esteban

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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.

Wikipedia: San Esteban, Burgos (EN)

22. Hospital del Rey

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The Hospital del Rey was a healthcare establishment for pilgrims and passers-by located next to the Camino de Santiago as it passes through the city of Burgos, it is part of the National Heritage, along with El Parral.

Wikipedia: Hospital del Rey (Burgos) (ES)

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