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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar

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Address: Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
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We entered a church while going mass inside. I am nt sure what to say, is basilica better outside or inside, day was wonderful afternoon so pictures I took are awesome.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered a church while going mass inside. I am nt sure what to say, is basilica better outside or inside, day was wonderful afternoon so pictures I took are awesome.

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Bearn-Basque Country, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "Wow" effect is there as soon as you push the door. One need at least two weeks or so to get a clear picture of each and every part of the Cathedral. So beautiful no word can describe it.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Basilica celebrates mass seemingly every hour on Sundays. There is also 2 masses on Friday night. The Basilica is the largest church. The inside is beautiful, but there are no English guide books. The tiles on the roof are of Muslim influence (yes, on a Roman Catholic Church). Many churches in Zaragoza have Muslim features (if you look closely).... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On a stay over driving to south Spain I'm standing on my balcony of our hotel listening to the choir in the church The building is fantastic and is a must to see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Open all day and every day this is the highlight of Zaragoza and entrance is free. Take time to look closely at the artwork and don't be rushed because there is so much to take in. I just wished we could have got a guided tour to get the full benefit of the amazing art and sculpture. Started in the... More 

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Very impressive church in the center of the city. The outside is pretty at night, I'd recommend seeing it at night from across the river.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I found the exterior more attractive than the interior, which is expansive but in some places rather gloomy. The ambiance was enhanced by the service taking place at noon. Some remarkable architecture inside and outside. Lovely coloured tiled roofs.

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Zaragoza, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Lived near here for 3 years, a beautiful sight inside and out. Worth a visit and then an ice-cream in the plaza!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Wonderful basilica blending different architecture styles. It is the primary attraction in Zaragoza. We were told that the original small church built on this site was destroyed, and it took about 300 years to complete the current structure in the 1960's. Admission is free and photography is not permitted inside. The alters and naves have intricate carvings and sculptures. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The church has a great architecture. I didn't manage to see inside but the outer architecture is amazing.

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