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Calle Allende Salazar, n/s, 48300 Gernika-Lumo, Spain
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All reviews stained glass assembly house worth a visit basque history main room parliament building lovely building several languages chamber tree oak casa region video trunk heritage politics
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

We arrived just minutes before they closed so we only saw the main room. The gentleman at the door was very kind and spoke English so my family could understand. This is a very important site in Basque history; learn about the fueros.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank uresti2018
Reviewed 3 November 2018

If you are in Gernika, be sure to visit this beautiful assembly hall for the Basque province of Biscaia. I was there the day before the assembly was to meet, and the legislative chamber was decked out for the occasion. Right next to it there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely to be able to walk through a parliament building. Beautiful stained glass ceiling is the highlight of the buildingn

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Well worth visit. Gernika is famous for the appalling attack on the town by the Fascist forces in 1937, insuring Picasso's most famous painting. But there is much more tot eh town, in particular its role as a parliamentary centre for Basqueland. This building is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you are in Gernika make sure to check out the Casa de Juntas! Entrance is free and the exhibition tells you about the history of the Juntas, basically the Basque parliament of old, that used to gather around the Arbol de Gernika, displayed on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marla7
Reviewed 3 August 2018

An important reminder that culture, language, etc., is very important for any human being, few places have been as strong as Basqueland to maintain their uniqueness. Well worth to visit, take some time and reflect.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

What an oasis when u thing that areas all around were heavily bombed...we got there too late..closes at 6 but got to see the tree of peace.!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mary k
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A truly lovely building steeped in the history of this turbulent region. The stained glass ceiling was amazing! The staff were very helpful and passionate about past, present and future role of the Basque region.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We visited here as part of an excursion from a cruise ship. It is an attractive room where the Basque Parliament meets. It has a lot of meaning to the local Basques, as it should, and a lot can be learned about the people with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is the assembly house of the Basque Parliament. While this ancient democracy originally met in the shade of an oak tree, the present building serves a modern function as a debating and law making chamber. The assembly room is full of paintings and the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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