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Plaza del Pilar s/n, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 July 2010

Don't miss out a walk around the "plaza" after visiting this huge church. Next to it there is another cathedral (in the same square!) which is one of the most beautiful cathedrals I have ever seen. For the art lovers, don't miss the mix of...More

4  Thank GlobeUK
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 August 2012

you feel tiny inside this basilica, and that is good for a church (you feel tiny in comparison to the greatness of God), but if you look at the artistic value, it is quite poor, I am afraid. a lot of gold, decorations, statues, different...More

2  Thank Lady_Helena82
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The basilica is definitely worth a visit during your stay in Zaragoza. The town itself is such wonderful place to visit, from the people, to the streets, the food, and the Pilar holds lots of historical art.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here at a time when a service was in. Then organ is amazing. Like most European church’s it’s beautiful inside. You could feel the guilt. Worth the walk around.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the prettiest place in the city and the view from the bridge next to it is just lovely. It is particularly nice to see at night. Entry is free - photos are not allowed inside, but it is nice just to soak...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit if yo go to Zaragoza, the impressive dimension of the building and the main dame where is located it’s the center of the Daily live in this city.

Thank Vitor S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meh. Good for Catholics, I guess. For me, I just angry about the wasted money by the church. Over the top decoration.

Thank DaveBarnesDenver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an average cathedral, in a very average city. There are plenty other Cathedrals in other cities as Madrid or Toledo, much more beautiful than this one.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much of European history is told in the large cathedrals in the old cities. And this is certainly no exception. You wonder how they built these magnificent edifices then with zero of the technology or mechanics we have today. But they not only built...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would absolutely recommend a visit if you are in Zaragoza, the architecture is stunning and the art work and stained glass fantastic to see

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Amazing place with a lot of history and high ceilings; the decoration; vitrales and structure are just unbelievable

Thank NatCoOr C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place hold so much history, so much architectonic treasures, the Ebro river, the Plaza in front of the Basilica, when entering the church you can see devoted people with very respectful postures, the murals and Frescos from Francisco de Goya, the monumental pipe organ,...More

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delmarwi
15 August 2018|
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Response from meldenius | Reviewed this property |
10 PM is early in Zaragoza! The lights should be going strong when you arrive. Just take a bus or taxi to the Puente de Piedra (the bridge close by), and you should get great photos.
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christine366
28 March 2017|
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Response from johnboyPeterborough | Reviewed this property |
Hola Christina. I think it is open until 21-45 John
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John G
20 January 2017|
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Response from RedThunderbird | Reviewed this property |
Hi John G, I have not but, have talked to a few taxi/Uber drivers who would do this sort of thing on their spare time. In the case of Zaragoza...I don't think is necessary...all the 'old' part is in a ten block by ten block... More
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Lisa S
7 January 2017|
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Response from Twomarys | Reviewed this property |
Don't drive. Find somewhere on the edge of town to park and take the tram.
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Robby G C
8 November 2015|
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
If there is no line, the elevator ride is short and quick. You can stay in the tower as long as you like. The Basilica can take from 30 minutes to an hour. If you wish to attend a mass, give yourself at least 2 hours... More
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