Burgos is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Burgos one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Burgos is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Burgos or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Burgos. Explore the historical monuments of Burgos with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Burgos guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Burgos page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Burgos landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Burgos.
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Plaza de Santa Maria s/n, 09003, Burgos
09:00 am - 07:30 pm
The title Heritage of Humanity has been rightly conferred upon the Burgos cathedral in the year 1984. The duration of construction of this church lasted from the year 1220 to 1260.
When here it is a given to visit:
The high altar: The high altar was constructed in the 13th century and has been an important attraction since then.
Chapel of the Cons...
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Calle de Compases, 09001 Burgos, Spain
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
The monastery has the following interesting attractions that can be looked at:
14th-century music manuscript, the Codex Las Huelgas
Museo de RicasTelas,
Interestingly enough, the monastery has been witness to a large number of royal weddings. Not only that, it has also seen the royal birth of King Peter I from Castile. In fa...
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CarreteraFuentesblancas, Km 3.5, 09193 Burgos, Spain
10:15 am - 06:00 pm
Spain has quite a few gothic attractions and the Cartuja de Miraflores at Burgos is one of the most important gothic monuments of Spain. The buildings were original built as a palace for Henry III of Castile in 1401, but his son John II of Castile gave orders to make it a royal burial place. Finally, in 1441 the abbey was fo...
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
Yacimentos de la Sierra de Atapuerca is a mountainous region at Castile and Leon in Spain. It is not only an area of natural interest but also a cultural heritage. A large number of archaeological things were found at this spot very recently. The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca are home to fossil records of the earliest humans being in Europe whic...
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Cerro de San Miguel, s/n, 09004 Burgos, Spain
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Castillo de Burgos is an enchanting fortress of Spain and is also one of the first buildings of the city. Count Diego Porcelos is the man behind this building who built this for defensive purposes in the year 884. The fortress was imperative to the “Reconquista” which was a historical process where Christian Kingdoms sought to control t...
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PaseodelEspolon s/n, Burgos, Spain
08:00 am - 11:59 pm
The Paseo del Espolon is one of the most popular landscapes in Spain. The place is famous for its quirky and unique layout fashion and the variety of gardening styles.
The attractions found on this fantastic walkway are:
Arco de Santa Maria: This is a monument in itself and is a strong reminder of the medieval ages.
A Home Theatre: This is huge an...
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Plaza del Rey San Fernando, s/n, 09003 Burgos, Spain
11:00 am - 08:50 pm
One of the most popular monuments of Spain, the Arcos de Santa Maria was built in fourteenth Century and remodeled by Juan de Vallejo and Francisco de Colonia; the Arcos is of a autonomous community of Castile and Leon. It is one of the 12 gates of the city in the medieval times. At the entrance, guarding the city are the Castile heroes and kings, ...
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
This plaza is named after El Cid to honor the mighty fighter whose statue gives us an interesting insight of the Spanish history with his famous sword “Tizona” in his hand. El Cid is the local hero of Burgos who was born here in 1043 in the middle ages and died in 1099 in Valencia.
Sculpture of a Castilian noble: A legendary man called ...
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Plaza CalvoSotelo, Burgos, Spain
08:15 am - 04:00 pm
Classically designed, the 15th Century Gothic building was the palace of the Constables of Castile. The regal stately home was the resting place of the Constable of Castile, ‘Don Pedro Fernandez de Velasco and his wife Dona Mencia de Mendoza. Originally designed by Juan de Colonia and his son Simon, its unique design is the product of modific...
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Paseo Isla, 7 09003 Burgos Spain
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Parque de la Isla combines history with great natural beauty. It is also one of most soothing place of the city and definite good for some landscape photography.
Bank of RiverArlanzon: The Park is situated just at the banks of the Arlanzon River; a walk in the Parque de Isla gives a spectacular view of the river as it flows north of the Iberia...
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
The historic center of Burgos is elegant and splendid with its wondrous architecture.
The place has many attractions that any tourist wouldn’t want to miss, some of them are:
Arco de Santa Maria: Once operating as the main gate of the old 14th century city, the ancient walls and remains tell about the historic tales of the past El Cid statue....
This is a small altar built in place of a Mosque. However, not only do the remains of the mosque replenish completely but also the original church was burnt to ground. A new church was built in place of the old one and till today is one of the most beautiful and one of the oldest church buildings of Spain.
The centre of attraction here is:
Ermita De San Amaro Peregrino is a shrine of San Amaro. He was French penitent who dedicated his life to serving the poor patients and pilgrims arriving in Burgos. The shrine was built in 1614 by Fray Pedro de Lazcano. It is built in Baroque style of architecture, while the altar piece is built in neo-gothic style. The shrine also includes a small ...