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9 Reasons to Visit Aragon, Spain

Aishwarya Karwa Nov 28, 2019
Located in the northeastern region of Spain, Aragon is home to many rich cultural attractions. Its Mudejar architecture, Romanesque churches and exemplar castles add to the province's beauty. Being engulfed by the towering Pyrenees mountains, Aragon also has several natural sights.

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One of the major attractions of Jaca, the Citadel of Jaca has a unique pentagonal shape. It houses the Museum of Military Miniatures which show the evolution of weaponry from the time of Pharaohs to the early 21st Century.

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Located in the famous city of Zaragoza, Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady, is a renowned tourist attraction. A one of its kind Church, it is dedicated to Virgin Mary. Its baroque details draw in a mammoth of visitors.

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The gigantic range of Pyrenees mountains that runs between France and Spain, offers a variety of thrilling sports like skiing, biking and hiking. If you want an adventure-touch to your visit to Aragon, then you must try these mountain sports!
The Aljaferia Palace is one of most visited sights in Zaragoza. The medieval islamic castle in Spain is recognised as monument of legacy of humanity by UNESCO.
The aesthetic Mudejar architecture of Aragon has earned it the recognition from UNESCO. The glimpses of Aragonese Mudejar style can be seen in Aragon's Bell Towers, Cathedrals and Palaces.

Cantavieja Village

Apart from its baroque-detailed, Romanesque and Mudejar fashioned sights, Aragon is famous for its scenic villages. Cantevieja Village of Teruel is enlisted as 'the most beautiful village' in Aragon because of its architecture details ranging Gothic to Baroque.

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Loarre Castle

A fairytale castle built in the medieval period is nestled in the province of Huesca. One can enjoy the scenic countryside views from this castle!

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Situated in the great Pyrenees mountain range, the National park of Ordesa Valley, Monte Perdido has dramatic canyons and a karstic landscape. One can embark on a hiking adventure in the Ordesa Valley, where the routes are airy and scary!
Another reason that brings tourists all across the globe, to Aragon of Spain is Zaragoza's annual festival, Fiestas del Pilar that is celebrated in the honor of patron saint of the city, Virgen del Pilar in the month of October.