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  • “Los Arquillos” and Plaza del Machete Square. Vitoria.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Machete s/n. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@vitoria-gasteiz.org . www.vitoria-gasteiz.org/turismo. An architectural solution that has been converted into a monument. The construction was designed to connect the Medieval part of the city with the new…

  • Church of Santa María de los Reyes. Laguardia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Mayor s/n. 01300. Laguardia. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@laguardia-alava.com. http://turismo.euskadi.net. It stands beside the city wall, and together with the Church of San Juan Bautista comprised the fortified premises which served as protection for the mediaeval town. It…

  • Cathedral of Santa María. Vitoria.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Cuchillería 95-97. 01001. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) Fax.: +34 945122160 | E-mail: visitas@catedralvitoria.com. www.catedralvitoria.com. Gothic-style church. It is built on a previous construction dating from the 13th century, and has a doorway with interesting sculptures…

  • Shrine of Nuestra Señora de Estíbaliz. Vitoria.

    Art | Monuments


    … Villafranca, 2. 01193. Estíbaliz. Vitoria. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) E-mail: santuario.de.estibaliz@euskalnet.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net. Declared a National Monument in 1931. The shrine is 8 km from Vitoria-Gazteiz. It is a Romanesque church, laid out in the form of a Latin cross, with a…

  • San Prudencio Basilica. Vitoria.

    Art | Monuments


    … Alto de Armendia, 24. 01195. Armentia. Vitoria. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) http://turismo.euskadi.net. Declared an Historic-Artistic Monument in 1931. The church has a Latin cross plan with one nave divided into three sections with a cross vault. Over the Galician cross there is a dome base wit…

  • María Inmaculada Cathedral (New Cathedral). Vitoria.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Magdalena 1. 01008. Vitoria-Gasteiz. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) http://turismo.euskadi.net. This neo-Gothic building was inaugurated in 1969, and stands on the site of the old convent of Las Brígidas. The project was conceived and sponsored by Bishop José Cadena Eleta, and designed by the…

  • Casa de Jáuregui House. Bergara.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Bidekurutzeta 2. 20570. Bergara. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@bergara.net. www.bergara.es. Located in the historic quarter of Bergara. The house has a trapezoidal plan which consists in a ground floor on four levels with a saddle roof. The facade that leads onto the B…

  • Casa de Legazpi House. Zumarraga.

    Art | Monuments


    … Barrio Artiz, 30. 20700. Zumarraga. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) E-mail: informazioa.zu@zumarraga.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net. Located in front of 'Norte' Railway Station. A free-standing building with rectangular plan.Ground floor and two storeys with a gabled roof. In it two sections…

  • Loyola Basilica. Azpeitia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Santuario de Loyola. 20730. Azpeitia. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) Fax.: +34 943025031 | E-mail: santuteguia@sjloyola.org. www.santuariodeloyola.org. In honour of San Ignacio de Loyola. This Baroque Basilica has a wonderful dome of 24 metres in diameter. Work of the famous Italian architec…

  • San Miguel Church in Oñati. Oñati.

    Art | Monuments


    … Unibersitate Etorbiedea 1. 20560. Oñati. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) Fax.: +34 943783069 | http://turismo.euskadi.net. 15th century Gothic building. It has an irregular plan with four naves and a cloister from the 16th century, topped with an ogive vault. The central nave is higher than t…

  • Church of Nuestra Señora del Juncal. Irun.

    Art | Monuments


    … Eskoleta, 7. 20304. Irún. Irun. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) http://turismo.euskadi.net. The church owes its name to the discovery of a carved image of the Virgin in the reeds growing along the banks of the estuary in around the year 1400. Construction was begun on the current building in …

  • Nuestra Señora de la Antigua Church. Zumarraga.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de la Antigua. 20700. Zumarraga. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) E-mail: informazioa.zu@zumarraga.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net. It is located on the spurs of Mountain Beloki. The building is made out of small ashlar masonry without plaster.It has a rectangular floor plan with three…

  • Church of San Salvador. Getaria.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Nagusia, 39. 20808. Getaria. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) Tel.: +34 943140751 | +34 943005831 | E-mail: info@getaria.info. http://turismo.euskadi.net. The Gothic building has a trapezoidal layout, with three naves, each in three sections. The central nave is higher than the side nave…

  • Miramar Royal Palace. San Sebastián.

    Art | Monuments


    … Paseo de Miraconcha 48. 20008. Donostia-San Sebastián. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) Fax.: +34 943216008 | E-mail: palaciomiramar@sc.ehu.es. www.sc.ehu.es/palaciomiramar. The palace was designed by the English architect Selden Wornun, in 1888, but was completed by Benito Olasagasti, under t…

  • Church of Santa María la Real. Deba.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Zaharra 7. 20820. Deba. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismoa@deba.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net.   The Church of Santa María is in the old town. It has an open plan with three naves and a flat-sided sanctuary. The three naves are the same height, separated by columns and c…

  • Hondarribia Defensive Walls and Gates. Hondarribia.

    Art | Monuments


    … 20820. Hondarribia. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) Fax.: +34 943645466 | E-mail: turismo@bidasoa-activa.com. www.bidasoaturismo.com. The town of Hondarribia is surrounded by a wall, defended by six bastions.The entrance to the town is through two gates, the main being Santa María. The gate h…

  • Santiago Cathedral. Bilbao.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plazuela de Santiago 1. 48005. Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: luisal@euskalnet.net. www.catedraldebilbao.blogspot.com.es. Bilbao’s oldest building. Today’s Gothic church is built on the site of an old shrine that dates from the time of the Jacobean pilgrimages. The cathedral int…

  • Santimamiñe Cave. Kortezubi.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Barrio Basondo (Centro de Interpretación). 48315. Kortezubi. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: santimamine@bizkaia.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net. Prehistoric rock art and an archaeological site. Designated World Heritage in 2008. The cave is located within the Urdaibai Estuary, a UNESCO …

  • Kurutziaga Cross. Durango.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Kurutziaga, 38. 48200. Durango. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@durango-udala.net. http://www.turismodurango.net. Also known as Durango Calvary, it is situated in the Kurutzesantu Museum. It represents a Calvary of unusual proportions, with social, religious and allegorical…

  • Begoña Basilica. Bilbao.

    Art | Monuments


    … Virgen de Begoña 38. 48006. Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: sacristia@basilicadebegona.com. http://www.basilicadebegona.com/. It is built on the site of an old shrine where, legend has it, the Virgin Mary appeared at the beginning of the 16th century. Bilbao residents have great …

  • Convento de la Encarnación. Bilbao.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Encarnación. 48006. Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: eleizmuseoa@eleizmuseoa.com. www.eleizmuseoa.com. En el siglo XVI, la orden de los dominicos eligió este lugar para construir su convento. Actualmente, el conjunto está compuesto por la iglesia y el claustro, donde s…

  • Santa María de Uribarri Church. Durango.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Kanpantorrosteta, 9. 48200. Durango. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: turismo@durango-udala.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net. Building founded in the medieval period inside the city of Durango. There are two construction periods that stand out in what is today's church, one is Gothic…

  • Regional Government Building. Bilbao.

    Art | Monuments


    … Gran Vía Don Diego López de Haro, 25. 48009. Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: bisitak@bizkaia.net. http://turismo.euskadi.net/. The Vizcaya Regional Government building is fundamental to the contemporary architecture of the Basque Country. This building was inaugurated in 1900 and…

  • Euskalduna Conference and Music Centre. Bilbao.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida Abandoibarra 4. 48011. Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) E-mail: info@euskalduna.net. www.euskalduna.net. The Euskalduna building is one of the symbols of the new Bilbao. It was inaugurated in 1999, the work of Federico Soriano and Dolores Palacio, and is considered one of the most…