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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar

Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 39 74 97
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Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 39 74 97

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an absolutely stunning basilica. One of the towers has a lift and can take you up to the top of the basilica. Fantastic views of the basilica from the opposite side of the river . Enjoy it

Thank Emil A
Reviewed 4 days ago

A Baroque style church with the ceiling paintings by Goya and Bayaeu. Beautiful church with a great charm. It was very convenient to visit the church and cool down from the heat outside. I spend more then half an hour to walk around and admire...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Obviously an important icon for many of the locals who enter and worship/pray. A beautiful building which has and will withstand the rigours of time

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing edifice. Enter into it off a major plaza and enter a very elegant and respectful tribute to Saint James and the Virgin Mary. Watch as the faithful pay their homage and respect to the small orifice that exposes the pillar on which...More

Thank CSimo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture of the Basilica offers a fairytale view that will please the eye and soothe the mind. This place is a unique gem with a very spiritual feel inside.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the most important thing to visit in the city and morover it is free! It's good to take the lift to the tower as well, but it costs 3€

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to most of Europe's famous churches and this one surpasses them all. Be sure to take the time to see it both up close and from a distance. Spectacular photos!

Thank LoisMinneapolis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited cathedral also known as pillar cathedral for beleive that wishes fulfilled when you ask touching tne pillar. Style and construction is influenced by islamik style.a grand Tall standing buildings with lives of mother Mary n Jesus. Good assembly hall and many confession rooms with...More

Thank JSS71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk through the doors into a cavern of worship, the stone, the wood, so many different materials and the artwork is excellent. Huge!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Our Lady of the Pillar) basilica, known simply as El Pilar, is indeed a magnificent structure. It was one of the first religious buildings we visited on this trip and we were pleasantly surprised by the size and beauty of this...More

Thank David G
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Hola, I am going next Sunday, April 2. How long in the evening is it open too.? 18 ? 19 ?? Gracias, Christina.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Paolo A | Reviewed this property |
6.45 - 20.30 from monday to saturdays 6.45 - 21.30 sundays
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John G
Has anyone used a private car and driver tour? Any advice is appreciated. John
20 January 2017|
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Response from RedThunderbird | Reviewed this property |
Hi John G, I have not but, have talked to a few taxi/Uber drivers who would do this sort of thing on their spare time. In the case of Zaragoza...I don't think is necessary...all the 'old' part is in a ten block by ten block... More
Lisa S
Where do you park if driving and want to park and walk around to sight see??
8 January 2017|
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Response from Twomarys | Reviewed this property |
Don't drive. Find somewhere on the edge of town to park and take the tram.