5 Sights in Gijón, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Gijón, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Gijón, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Gijón

1. Palaciu de Contrueces

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The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Contrueces is a Catholic temple located in the community of Asturias (Spain), in the southern part of the urban area of Gijón, in the neighborhood of Contrueces. It is an important icon in the history of Gijón, since the Virgin who is venerated in this temple was considered by a large part of the Gijoneses for many years as the patron saint of the city.

Wikipedia: Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Contrueces (ES)

2. Museo Barjola

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The Juan Barjola Museum of Painting is a museum located in Gijon, principality of Asturias, Spain. The museum was inaugurated in 1988, after a donation by artist Juan Barjola of 104 works from the years 1950–1988. It is under the auspices of the Cultural Council of the Principality of Asturias. The museum is located in the Trinidad Complex, a four-storied historical building.

Wikipedia: Juan Barjola Museum of Painting (EN)

3. Monumento a los caídos del cuartel del Simancas

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Simancas Barracks is the name of the barracks where the 40th Mountain Infantry Regiment "Simancas" was housed in the city of Gijón (Asturias) Spain. Its siege and final assault during the Spanish Civil War was one of the most notorious events of the war in Asturias.

Wikipedia: Cuartel del Simancas (ES)

4. Elogio del Horizonte

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Elogio del Horizonte Roberto Sueiras Revuelta. / CC BY-SA 3.0

Elogio del Horizonte ye'l nome d'una sculpture of concrete besieged in the Asturian ciudá of Gijón, designed by sculptor Eduardo Chillida. It is a work of great provisions carried out in it 1990, which represents a fitu in the career of the creator.

Wikipedia: Elogio del Horizonte (AST)

5. Museu Villa romana de Veranes

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The Roman Villa of Veranes is an archaeological site and an interpretation center of the ruins of a Roman villa located in the neighborhood of Veranes in the parish of Cenero of the Asturian council of Gijón (Spain).

Wikipedia: Villa romana de Veranes (ES), Website


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