Vitoria-Gasteiz

Plaza de España

Plaza de España

The municipal nature of this Square can be seen in the distribution of its interior facades of which only that of the Town Hall stands out from the rest.

This characteristic would be a constant feature in the design of a number of main squares in Spain from the times of the Hapsburgs.

The construction of this square came about as a result of the first expansion of Vitoria-Gasteiz in the modern era, and is also one of the most outstanding examples of urban architecture.

18th-century neoclassicism.