Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in San Sebastian

San Sebastian 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 San Sebastian one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. San Sebastian 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 San Sebastian 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 San Sebastian. Explore the historical monuments of San Sebastian with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this San Sebastian guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in San Sebastian page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of San Sebastian with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Parte Vieja

    #1 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Parte Vieja

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: San Sebastian, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    As known and named, this is where the first settlements of the city were made. The old school culture and designs will enchant you. The high alleys and narrow streets have never been remodeled. It is ...Read more

  2. Monte Urgull

    #2 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Monte Urgull

    Tags: Mountain, Educational Site, Ancient Ruin, Castle

    Address: San Sebastian, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This place is rated as the most important historical heritage of the city. The main purpose of this mountain is actually to get a mind blowing view of the whole city and the sea. But other than that t...Read more

  3. Good Shepherd Cathedral

    #3 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Good Shepherd Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Monument, Cathedral

    Address: Urdaneta, 12, 20006 San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain

    This lovely monument is the seat of the Suffragan Diocese of San Sebastian and is under the Archdiocese of Pamplona y Tudela. It is the most prominent religious building of the city and also the large...Read more

  4. Miramar Palace

    #4 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Miramar Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Heritage Building

    Address: San Sebastian, Spain

    In the past, the city was the summer destination for the royal family. The trend was started by Queen Isabel II who loved bathing in the Cantabrian Sea and then this trend was carried on by Queen Mari...Read more

  5. Plaza De La Constitucion

    #5 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Plaza De La Constitucion

    Tags: Historical Site, Plaza

    Address: Plaza de la Constitucion, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The former Plaza Nueva is now known as the Plaza de la Constitucion. It is situated in the town square that was built in 1723 by Hercules Torrelli. It was then destroyed in a fire in 1813. The boxes r...Read more

  6. Iglesia De Santa Maria Del Coro

    #6 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Iglesia De Santa Maria Del Coro

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 20003 San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain

    Timings: 10:15 am - 07:45 pm Details

    This Baroque style basilica that was opened in 1774 lies in the intersection of Mayor August 31and Old Town of San Sebastian. The church can be referred to as a fine example of the blend of different ...Read more

  7. Plaza De Guipuzkoa

    #7 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Plaza De Guipuzkoa

    Tags: Monument, Plaza

    Address: San Sebastian, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This plaza is situated in the heart of the city and represents a small English wood. It was designed by the prestigious French gardener Pierre Ducasse. The garden has a large collection of beautiful p...Read more

  8. Iglesia De San Vicente

    #8 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Iglesia De San Vicente

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Cathedral

    Address: San Vicente Kalea, 3, 20003 Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, Gipuzkoa, Spain

    This is a historic church that is a part under the patronage of San Salvador. It was built in the later part of the 12th century in the Romanesque style. The present building that we see is a remodele...Read more

  9. Alameda Del Boulevard

    #9 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Alameda Del Boulevard

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Performance

    Address: 20003, Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Also known as Boulevard Zumardia is among the main three city squares. Most of the activities of the city are carried out in this place and it is impossible that you miss this beautiful spot during yo...Read more

  10. Statue Of Christ

    #10 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    Statue Of Christ

    Tags: Religious Site, Statue

    Address: Urgull 20003 San Sebastián Gipuzkoa Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Wherever you might be standing in the city, you are sure to spot a statue of the Christ embracing everyone with open arms, standing high above. The statue is actually on the peak of Mount Urgull. It i...Read more

  11. The New Promenade

    #11 of 11 Historical Places in San Sebastian
    The New Promenade

    Tags: Mountain, Aquarium, Old Town

    Address: San Sebastian, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a beautiful promenade that circles the Mount Urgull. It starts from San Sebastian Aquarium and ends at the Old Town. It is one of the most beautiful avenues as you can take a stroll directly a...Read more

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