5 places you must see in Zaragoza

La imagen muestra una vista de Zaragoza

Sightseeing in Zaragoza

Zaragoza with almost 700,000 inhabitants is the fifth largest Spanish city in Spain. Located between Madrid and Barcelona, Bilbao and Seville, it is one of the Spanish cities that you won’t miss. Due to more than 2,000 years of history there is much to see in this city. To make your trip easier, we have filtered highlighting in this article the 5 best places to visit in Zaragoza. Having said that, let’s get started!

1 Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar

It the most important monument in Zaragoza and the oldest temple of Marian worship in the Christendom. It is located between the Ebro river and the Plaza del Pilar. According to legend, the Virgin Mary appeared in mortal flesh with a column where the temple is currently located to give moral support to the apostle Santiago, who was proselytizing in Zaragoza without success. The Virgin asked Santiago that he and his followers build a church around the column that she had brought. This is the origin of the temple. Certainly one of the best places to see in Zaragoza.

Price: Free

Address: Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

More information at: https://catedraldezaragoza.es/

La foto muestra el monumento más famoso de Zaragoza, "El Pilar"

2 Aljafería

It was built by the Sultan of Zaragoza Al-Muqtádir in the second half of the 11th century. Probably the most memorable monument built in Spain in that century. It has been the political and ceremonial center of Aragon since its construction. After being the seat of the Moorish kings of Zaragoza, it was used by the kings of Aragon such as Pedro IV “El Ceremonioso”, the Catholic kings and is currently the seat of the Cortes de Aragón. Another of the

Price: General: € 5. Retirees, students and youth card: € 1.

Address: Calle de los Diputados, s / n, 50003 Zaragoza

Opening hours:

  • From November to March from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
    From April to October from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

It is important to remember to book online!

More information at: https://reservasonline.aljaferia.com/


El palacio musulmán más septentrional de Europa

3 Cathedral of the Savior of Zaragoza

It has been the main temple of the city from times even before Christianity until from the seventeenth century it had to share that honor with the Basilica del Pilar. It stands out for having an eclectic exterior that has samples of all the artistic styles that existed in Spain and Europe from the 12th to the 18th centuries (Romanesque, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassicism).

Price (includes Tapestry museum):

  • General 6€
  • Retired 5€
  • Students €4

Address: Plaza de la Seo, 4, 50001 Zaragoza


  • Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 10:00 to 18:30
  • Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Important: access to the venue is interrupted 45 minutes before closing.

More information at: https://catedraldezaragoza.es/

La catedral más ecléctica del mundo

4 Parque José Antonio Labordeta

Another nice place in Zaragoza. It was inaugurated by the dictator Primo de Rivera in 1929. Formerly called with the name of that dictator, currently with the name of the late Labordeta singer-songwriter and popularly known as Parque Grande. Through this park you can take wonderful walks in which you can visit amazing spaces such as the monument “al Batallador” and the Botanical Garden.

Price: Free

Address: P.º Isabel la Católica, 75, 50009 Zaragoza

Schedule: Open 24 hours

More information at: https://www.zaragozago.com/parques/grande-jose-antonio-labordeta/

Un bonito y verde lugar para visitar en Zaragoza

5 Zaragoza Fluvial Aquarium

It was inaugurated in 2008 on the occasion of the Expo held that same year in the city. It is the largest river aquarium in Europe. Fluvial means that it only contains animal species that live in or around rivers. Therefore in the aquarium there are fish, but also other types of aquatic animals such as crocodiles and otters.


  • General € 16.5.
  • 5 to 12 years € 10.
  • 3 and 4 years € 4.
  • Over 65 years € 10.
  • Children under 3 years old: Free

Address: Av. Jose Atarés s / n, 50018 Zaragoza


  • Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, weekends and holidays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

More information at: https://www.acuariodezaragoza.com/