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Cathedral of the Savior

The Cathedral of the Savior of Zaragoza, also known as La Seo, is one of the most emblematic monuments of the city and an outstanding example of Aragonese Mudejar art. Its construction began in the 12th century on the remains of an Islamic mosque and lasted for several centuries, resulting in an amalgam of architectural styles ranging from Romanesque to Gothic and Baroque. The main façade, in Gothic style, stands out for its monumentality and is adorned with sculptures and reliefs that narrate biblical passages and historical moments. Inside, there are numerous chapels and altars dedicated to different Marian invocations and saints, as well as valuable works of art, such as the alabaster altarpiece, considered a masterpiece of late Gothic.

In addition to its imposing architecture, the Cathedral of the Savior of Zaragoza houses important artistic treasures and religious relics. Among them is the tomb of the infant Alfonso, son of the Catholic Monarchs, and the chapel of San Miguel, decorated with Renaissance frescoes of great beauty. Also noteworthy is the Tapestry Museum, which exhibits an impressive collection of Flemish tapestries from the 17th century, as well as valuable pieces of gold and silverwork and liturgical objects. The cathedral is a place of pilgrimage for the faithful, who come to venerate the image of the Virgin of Pilar, patron saint of Zaragoza, which is located in one of the side chapels and has been the object of devotion and worship for centuries. Its historical, religious and cultural importance makes it one of the main tourist attractions of the city, captivating visitors from all over the world with its beauty and splendor.

  • Address
    Pl. de la Seo, 4, Casco Antiguo, Zaragoza
  • Web
  • Visiting Hours
    Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 15:00 to 18:30. Saturday from 10:00 to 18:30. Sunday from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:30
  • What to see
    Chapels, Tapestry Museum

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