Casa del Cordón house. Álava. Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Casa del Cordón (Vitoria-Gasteiz)


Civil architecture in the Gothic style

The house was built in the 15th century and is an excellent example of Gothic-style civil architecture.

It is specifically in the style known as the Flamboyant or late Gothic. The façade has three doors with pointed arches, and bears the coat of arms of the Catholic monarchs. What was once the main door is framed by the chain of the order of San Francisco, from which the house takes its name. Highlights in the interior include the mediaeval tower around which the house was built, and which seems to date back to the 13th century. The house is currently the head office of the Fundación Caja Vital bank.

Casa del Cordón (Vitoria-Gasteiz)

Calle Cuchillería, 24

01001  Vitoria-Gasteiz, Vitoria, Araba-Álava  (Basque Country) Tel.:+34 945259673 Website:
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