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The classicist style palace of the Provincial Council was built between 1864 and 1869, designed by Burgos architects Angel Calleja and Luis Villanueva. It was built on the site of a former 18th...

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    Circuitos de Orientación

    El Ayuntamiento de Burgos ha creado tres Circuitos Permanentes de Orientación (CPO), con tres recorridos según dificultad para cada uno, para la fomentar la práctica de deporte al aire libre....

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      St. James Way

      Burgos is one of the most important landmarks to understand St James Way and its route though the iberian peninsula. Being crossed by this pilgrimage route had a crucial impact on the history...

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        Museum of Burgos

        The creation of the Museum of Burgos, dates back to the middle of the 19th century with the aim of preserving and cataloguing the pieces of artistic value coming from the province of Burgos...

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          Altarpiece museum. Church of San Esteban

          The diocese of Burgos built the altarpiece museum with the aim of preserving and restoring the heritage from the abandoned churches or those in the process of ruin. The chosen space was the...

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            Caja de Burgos Art Centre (CAB).

            The Caja de Burgos Art Centre (CAB) is a space dedicated to modern art. It has a programme of exhibitions displaying what is happening currently, with a clear presence of new trends, the use of...

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              In the old Calle Real, on the Camino de Santiago, many interesting Renaissance buildings were built, reflecting the prosperity of many important merchant and noble families. One of this...

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                Festival of San Lesmes

                San Lesmes is, along with Saint Peter and Saint Paul, the patron saint of the city. The celebration takes place on the last Sunday in January.

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                  Festival of Curpillos

                  The origins of the tradition of the “Curpillos” in Burgos date back to the victory of King Alfonso VIII in the battle of “Las Navas de Tolosa” on 16th July 1212. This festival is held every...

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                    "La Parrala" – Centro de Creación Escénica de Burgos

                    “La Parrala” has been the head office of the Association for the Performing Arts of Burgos since 1999 and it is in this centre where most of the artistic events take place. The free use of the...

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                      The Teatro Principal, a rectangular shaped Elizabethan style building, was inaugurated in 1858. In 1884 it was extended on its west facade by a semi-circular space called “Polisón” used as a...

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                        Forum Evolución is a modern space that brings together culture and knowledge in a city that is committed to creativity and innovation. It is a space which, through its unique architecture,...

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                          Castle and Parque de Cuerdas

                          The visit to the castle and its surroundings doesn’t just mean a trip to the origins of the city but a first-rate cultural experience. It goes from archaeological and historic treasures of the...

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                            The Castle and the Lookout

                            The city of Burgos has its beginning at the castle, located on the top of a hill. In the year 884, the count Diego Porcelos founded the city. This emplacement was a surveillance point during...

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                              At a mere 15 kms of the city of Burgos lies the Archaeological Site of Atapuerca. This archaeological treasure has shed new light on our ” family tree” and has led us to reconsider the...

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                                MEH – Human Evolution Museum

                                The original hominid fossils found in the archaeological site of la Sierra de Atapuerca are, without a doubt, the main attraction of the Museum of Human Evolution. A visit to this Museum is a...

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                                  Musée de l’Évolution Humaine

                                  The Human Evolution Museum, besides being a place of reference in terms of human evolution, is aimed at all audiences who want to know more about the development of human beings. The museum is...

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                                    Burgos and el Cid

                                    The historical figure of El Cid was born around 1048 in the nearby village of Vivar. During his youth, he forged a friendship with the future King Sancho II (1037-1072). Following the death of...

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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...

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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...