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Casa del Cordon

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Address: Plaza Calvo Sotelo, 09003 Burgos, Spain
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Good Architecture

The Casa del Cordon is the most important piece of civil architecture of Burgos. It was constructed in the 15th century and its creator was Simon de Colonia. This is one of the... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
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Malaga, Spain
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Malaga, Spain
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3,568 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Casa del Cordon is the most important piece of civil architecture of Burgos. It was constructed in the 15th century and its creator was Simon de Colonia. This is one of the most important buildings in the city.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

An exciting place for a pitstop with plenty on offer for shopping, eating or just people watching. Clever use of marble benches allow weary travellers to stop for a while while you choose your eating place.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Other reviewers have given good historical facts about this stunning building. Walk around and let some of the history sink in. Spare a thought for Christopher Columbus who had to travel here all the way from the coast of Andalusia to provide a report on his second exploration! A real downside though is that nearly all of the ground floor... More 

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Thank Arne S
South San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Built during the 15th century, this building was recorded to have been a meeting place among Catholic and Spanish royalty as well as part-time residence for visiting dignitaries. It was here where the great explorer, Christopher Columbus met with the Spanish rulers at that time to report on his second journey to the new world. Its name "Cordon" was apparently... More 

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Leicestershire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Another gem found by just wandering around the city. Fabulous great catholic house. Apparently Christopher Coloumbus met Spainish monarchs here after his 2nd trip around the world

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Calabasas, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

The building is story book beautiful. Part of it has been turned into a bank and art gallery. Walk into the bank and check out the ceiling

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Thank Kathryn P
Burnley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Another gem of a building in the 15th Century Gothic style hidden in the streets of Burgos, Historical fact is this Place was used as a place of meetings between the Catholic Monarchs and christopher Columbus after he discovered the Americas to discuss about his new world findings.

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Thank oldentimer
madrid
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014

One of the most beautiful buildings I have seen . The only pitty is that a Bank is inside like a parasit. Historical moments happened here long time ago that will not be forgotten.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Be sure and wall around the entire building, also if you are lucky there will be an art exhibit inside, so open later hours to see the inside courtyard. Otherwise you must be there at the normal hours that it is open, free to enter.

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