Paseos por la Ciudad

City walks

Route of the Light

In the route suggested below, the visitor will be able to walk around the historic quarter of the city when night falls and themonuments are lit up, so the beautiful decorative details of their facades can be seen with more intensity. After twilight, we can enjoy a new walk, different and quiet, with a new…

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The Flat City

From the Gate of Santa María we will begin a walk that will help us discover how Burgos expanded from the plain and reached the riverside. In this space, the Cathedral became the heart of a growing city that expanded its walls but always provided a warm welcome to the pilgrims who visited on their…

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Water Route Following the River Arlanzón

The river is the liquid outline that coordinates the development of the city. Controlling it, crossing it and integrating are successive dynamics that turn it into an artery of life, bringing together the locals and uniting two extremes of unique artistic value: on one side of the river, the Carthusian Monastery, on the other, Las…

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Market and Celebration Spaces

The dynamism of Burgos can be seen by discovering its markets and squares where, for centuries, urban life has thrived, and the city feels like it islively and evolving. Many products have been exchanged and sold there, or festivals and performances held constantly, transforming the city into a living heritage for the people. 1. LAS…

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La ciudad de la vega

The city grew beyond its walls and this route is punctuated by the many religious foundations with health and educative purposes, or the mansions that were built on the southern bank of the Arlanzón river. Nowadays, many of those buildings have been renovated, hosting new cultural infrastructures. 1. CHURCH OF LA MERCED Built between 1498…

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The City of the Noblemen and Merchants

The splendour that Burgos enjoyed for centuries is shown in this route, which shows us how the church, noblemen and merchants transformed their wealth and power into unique artistic testimonies; nowadays we can find them when we walk through the streets, between churches, mansions and palaces.   1-CASA DEL CORDÓN The Palace of the Castilian…

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The City of the Upper Districts

The city of Burgos was born on a hill and from there we can start this route to discover the ruins of the castle and the walls or those places where the old masters used to live. Walking around this area we can see how the city and the landscape have changed, and at the…

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The City of the Enlightenment and the Bourgeois City

At the end of the 18th century and during the 19th century, Burgos underwent a profound transformation.  Burgos changed and the modernity allowed the city to become romantic, bourgeois and enlightened… Strolling along this part of the town we discover an elegant, aristocratic and dynamic city which has been able to blend the past and…

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