Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar, Zaragoza

4.8
Experience the remarkable divinity of one of Spain’s most important churches, Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar. Located in the heart of Zaragoza, the 17th-century church boasts impressive Baroque architecture of 11 cupolas and four high towers. Walk through the nine dome-topped chapels admiring original artwork, including famous works by Francisco Goya, or visit the prized statue of Our Lady of the Pillar, for whom the church is named. For a small fee, you can ride the elevator to the top of the highest tower for wide views of the city. Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Zaragoza Edition.
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  • We would repeat again, very very nice... Cozy, full of history... Definitely worth seeing.... it's worth it
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  • Impressive ecclesiastical structure. Considered one of the most important basilicas in Spain. Personally I can say that it disappointed me. But it must be seen
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  • Beautiful basilica with artwork by Goya. Not too busy, even during the high season. Would be nice to have more information in English on the construction and history especially of NS de Pilar although Google translate did a very good job. Goya painted a fresco inside one of the cupolas but it isn't quite clear where that is; however you can see the artist's preliminary sketches in display, which is something. The roof is worth viewing from the other side, by the stone bridge, where you can appreciate it in its entirety.
  • Magnificent temple, inside is extremely rich in gold and silver, unique paintings and architectural detailing. Really impressive. Can not photograph the interior, an almost impossible task for the security guards, to scold the hundreds of mad tourists at the best angle.
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