Burgos Cathedral

World Heritage Sites in Spain


Spain is the country with the fifth largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Here you’ll find everything from civil constructions like the Aqueduct in Segovia and the Roman Theatre in Mérida to religious monuments like the Cathedral in Burgos and the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona. Do you want to know how our ancestors painted? In Spain you can go as far back as prehistoric times, in places like the Altamira Caves (Cantabria) and the Atapuerca site (Burgos). Do you imagine yourself strolling in the gardens of Real Alcázar palace in Seville or of El Escorial Monastery in Madrid? Or do you want to see what makes Mudéjar architecture unique? You have plenty to choose from.