21 Sights in Zamora, Spain (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Zamora, 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 21 sights are available in Zamora, Spain.

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1. Puente de Piedra

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Zamora Stone Bridge is one of five bridges across the Douro River through the provincial capital city of the same name. For centuries, it was the city's only river passage, connecting the suburbs with the city's historic center. At present, it is the connecting point between Vigo Avenue and Bethlehem Square. Because of its position on the silver track, it is an important place for people, goods and nomads to pass through the Douro River. Built in the early 12th century, it has been renovated many times and is now one of the most representative symbols of the city. Many of the decorative elements of the bridge underwent fundamental changes during interventions carried out in the early 20th century, with two towers flanked by the bridge entrance removed to make it easier to access growing road traffic. Many decorations and ornaments on the bridge disappeared in this profound reform. Only the original stone material is left: the main arch and the vault of the pile, although these are consciously decorated. The bridge is part of the Silver Jacob route. Historically, it was part of the Roman road, known as iter ab emerita asturicam. In the following centuries, it was an important passage for people, goods and nomads to pass through the Douro River. The opening of the so-called Poet Bridge in 2013 made it a footbridge.

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2. Iglesia de San Cipriano

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St. Cypriot Church is a Romanesque church located in Zamora, Castle and Lion (Spain). The history of the original church dates back to the eleventh century, although its full restoration and restoration was completed at the end of the tenth century, and the temple arrived in an eclectic manner at the beginning of the eleventh century. This is one of the oldest temples in the city. It was carried out with three ships, of which only one exists today. From the original two covers, only the southern cover is retained. The church has a tower adjacent to the southwest corner. It has been a national monument since 1931. Be withdrawn from worship. Today, it is the stage for the concert "Salamora Porch" at the International Music Festival.

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3. Ayuntamiento Viejo de Zamora

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The Old City Council of Zamora is a porticoed building located in the Plaza Mayor of Zamora. It is one of the oldest buildings in the square along with the church of San Juan. It had functions of City Hall until 1950, just when the new building began to work. Despite its age, it is not the headquarters of the first town hall that had the city. The current building, called the old town hall, was carried out at the beginning of the seventeenth century and is a Plateresco style. Among its most significant changes are the elimination of two of its towers, and the restoration of the building in 1977. It currently houses the municipal police units.

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4. Convento de San Francisco

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Extraponte St. Francis Monastery is a fourteenth-century Franciscan monastery of Zamora. It is known as the resting place of Zamora's Juan gil lie detector, a saint and mentor of his son, and a close collaborator of the castle's Sancho iv. The name "extraponte" comes from its proximity to the old bridge. The monastery is in a restored state at the beginning of the eleventh century. Dean Chapel Church, built in the 16th century and led by Gildehonta ñ ó n, has been home to exhibitions and conference rooms since 2007. It has been the headquarters of the Spanish-Portuguese foundation rei afonso henriques since 1994.

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5. Aceñas de Olivares

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Olive Grove is a group of such mills, located on the riverbed of Douro River in Zamora, Spain. They are one of five groups of Ace ñ as that still exist in the city, although they have all been used for productive purposes since the beginning of the 20th century, along with pine groves, cabins, gijons and pisones. It has been restored and consolidated to establish an interpretation center for the traditional water industry. The project, with an investment of 317,000 euros, is managed by Francisco Somoza and Pedro lucas de teso architects, who received special mention in the "hispania nostra" award in 2008.

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6. Iglesia de San Juan Bautista

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The Church of San Juan Bautista is a Romanesque church located in Zamora, Castilla y León (Spain). It is located on a side of the Plaza Mayor. The denomination of San Juan is due to San Juan Bautista and the new door was a cover when the neighboring wall passed near the square. Data from the mid -twelfth century. In 1961 it was approved as a historical monument. In one of its corners, already outside, you can find a modern statue dedicated to Merlú, a work that was erected in 1996 by the Zamorano sculptor Antonio Pedrero Yéboles.

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7. Iglesia de Santiago el Burgo

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The Church of Santiago del Burgo, or sometimes called Santiago el Burgo, is a Romanesque temple located in the Spanish city of Zamora. It can be traced back to the end of the 19th century. It retains the original three nave structures, typical of Romanesque Hispanics. It is the only church in the city that maintains this tripartite head internal structure. The church building is completed by a quadrilateral tower in the southwest corner. Located in the heart of what is now Zamora, on the busy St. Clear.

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8. Iglesia de San Esteban

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The church of San Esteban, popularly known as the "parents", is a Romanesque building that is located in the Plaza de San Esteban, between the neighborhoods of San Torcaz, Burgo and the wool of the city of Zamora, Community of Castilla y León, Spain. It retains its external primitive structure although not the interior due to the reforms made during the 18th century. Until 2009 it has been the provisional headquarters of the Baltasar Lobo Museum, today transferred to the city castle.

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9. Aceñas de Cabañales

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Caba ñ ales is a group of mills located on the bed of the Douro River in the Spanish city of Zamora. They are one of five groups of sugar cane that still exist in the city, although they have all been used for productive purposes since the early 20th century. Coexist with other Ace ñ as, such as olive forest and pine forest. Both had cathedral councils until the tenth century. These firewood are located upstream of the stone bridge on the left bank.

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10. Casa del Cid

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The Casa del Cid is a Romanesque civil building located in the city of Zamora (Spain). Since 1931 he has been protected by having been declared an artistic historical monument. This building is located next to the optimal door, of Olivares or the Bishop, this last denomination for being open next to the Episcopal Palace. It is therefore found in a privileged place of the old Burgo, occupying part of the walls, allowing views towards the Duero.

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11. Iglesia de Santa María la Nueva

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Santa Maria Church is a Romanesque church located in Zamora, Spain. In St. Mary's Square, the new. It is one of the Zamora churches built in the early 19th century. Burned down during the trout riots in 1158, it was built again. The spacious nave of the church is formed by merging three original nave of the church. It was declared a cultural interest in 1945. Twelfth-century baptismal fonts are highlighted in its interior.

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12. Iglesia y Convento del Tránsito

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The convent of Corpus Christi, also called Transit, of barefoot clarysus in Zamora (Spain) was built in the early 16th century, as the house of Doña Ana de Osorio and Don Juan de Carbajal, being Mrs. Ana de Osorio who in her testament ordered Donate "the houses of his abode and all his hacienda, so that a monastery of the first rule of Santa Clara was founded, which are vulgarly called" barefoot. "

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13. Iglesia de San Claudio de Olivares

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The Church of San Claudio de Olivares is a Romanesque temple located in the city of Zamora (Spain), in the Barrio de Olivares. Some historians consider it as the oldest submission of the Romanesque of the city. It is also known because in him the Christ of the Amparo worship, crucified that on the night of Holy Wednesday it is taken in procession by the Brotherhood of Penance.

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14. Museo Etnográfico de Castilla y León

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The Castle and Lions Museum of Ethnology, located in the city of Zamora, is one of four members of the Castle and Lions Regional Museum Network, alongside the Castle and Lions Museum of Steel and Mining (msm) in Sabello, the Castle and Lions Museum of Contemporary Art (musac) in the capital, Lions, and the Museum of Human Evolution in the village.

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15. Iglesia de San Isidoro

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Iglesia de San Isidoro Edward the Confessor / Public domain

The Church of San Isidoro is a Romanesque monument in Zamora (Spain). It is located in the Plaza de San Isidro s/n. It was the temple founded by Sancha, sister of Alfonso VII, who made her build inside the first walled enclosure of the city. It is located in the vicinity of the portion of betrayal.

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16. Iglesia de San Pedro y San Ildefonso

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The Arciprestal Church of San Pedro and San Ildefonso, is a temple, in Romanesque origin, of the city of Zamora, Spain, the larger and importance of the town after the Cathedral. By concession of Don Juan de Aguilar was declared in 1500 Arciprestal Church. It is a national monument since 1974.

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17. Estatua de Viriato

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Viriato or the Monument to Viriathus is an instance of public art in Zamora, Spain. Dedicated to Viriathus and located in the eponymous plaza, the monument consists of a bronze sculpture of the Lusitanian chieftain-shepherd put on an unpolished stone pedestal that features a battering ram.

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18. Museo de Zamora

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The Zamora Museum is a provincial museum located in the Plaza de Santa Lucía de Zamora, Spain, in the neighborhood that in medieval times was called "La Puebla del Valle". Its ownership is from the Ministry of Culture, being the management transferred to the Junta de Castilla y León.

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19. Iglesia del Sepulcro

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The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is a Romanesque temple, located in the city of Zamora (Spain). Building in the twelfth century, he enjoys special protection since June 13, 1977, date on which he was declared a provincial cultural interest, with a monument category.

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20. Iglesia de San Frontis

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The church of San Frontis is a temple, in Romanesque origin, of the city of Zamora, Spain, located on the left bank of the Duero River, in the neighborhood to which it gives its name. It was declared a cultural interest on September 26, 2013.

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21. Iglesia de San Vicente

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Saint Vincent's Church of Martyrs is a Romanesque church in Zamora, Spain. Its towers and western gateway were declared national monuments in 1961. The church was built in the late seventeenth or early seventeenth century.

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