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Burgos and its walls

This route reminds us the ancient fortified history of Burgos. In fact, the name of Burgos comes etymologically from the word “Burg” that means...

Image The Espolón, the city and the river

The Espolón, the city and the river

Under the shadow of the Castle hill, on the flat banks of the Arlanzón river lies the lower city of Burgos. The different neighbourhoods and...

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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...

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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...

Image The siege on the castle of Burgos

The siege on the castle of Burgos

During the first years of XIX century, a conflictive foreign policy allowed the entrance of the French Army leaded by Napoleon in the Iberian...

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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...

Image The Flat City

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...

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Caminos del agua siguiendo el Arlanzón

The river is the liquid outline that coordinates the development of the city. Controlling it, crossing it and integrating are successive dynamics...

Image Market and Celebration Spaces

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...

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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...

Image The City of the Noblemen and Merchants

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...

Image The City of the Upper Districts

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...

Image The City of the Enlightenment and the Bourgeois City

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...