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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar

Plaza del Pilar s/n, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 39 74 97
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Plaza del Pilar s/n, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 39 74 97
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

A super large super impressive place. Would rival many a Roman church but has its own unique and appealing style. A must see.

Thank Paddy H
Reviewed 29 November 2017

What a massive building, very impressive inside and out. The present church begun in 1681 by Charles II, King of Spain and completed in 1686.

Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Basilica is located in old part of city on the Ebro river bank on one side and the Plaza de las Catedrales on the other. Magnificent outside and breathtaking inside this Basilica on the right can be considered one of the most beautiful constructions in...More

3  Thank tk3232
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There are many cathedrals in Spain, but this one - with 4 towers on each corner and with splendid interior, frescos and Holy Pilar is of special significance. We have visited it 3 times during a 2-days stay in Zaragoza, each time finding some new...More

Thank HappyChris008
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Well worth a visit. No cameras or noise please. Guided tours available but not necessary to appreciate the basilica

Thank seansterling
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This huge cathedral is really beautiful from the outside with its semi-Moorish dome design. There's also a ceiling painted by Goya inside. It's not as elaborate as another nearby Cathedral called La Seo but the real highlight is a trip up the bell tower to...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is an extremely large basilica with stunning altars, ceiling frescos and stained windows. The size alone is awe inspiring. There are 6 cupolas and 4 towers. The domes are beautifully carved and also have coloured mosaic tile trim. It is a “must see” even...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful basilica in the heart of Zaragoza. Definitely a must-see. Such a shame photos are forbidden!

Thank Ann I
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Incredibly big and as I have read it is the second biggest cathedral in the world. It is in the heart of Zaragoza and if you are in the city, you have to visit.

Thank UmitTR
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. It is vast inside and there is so much to see. There is also 2 unexploded bombs on the wall. 3 bombs were dropped on Zaragoza 1 went off. The other 2 landed on the Basilica but failed...More

Thank Rob S
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28 March 2017|
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Response from johnboyPeterborough | Reviewed this property |
Hola Christina. I think it is open until 21-45 John
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
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.