Vitoria-Gasteiz

Monuments and Singular Buildings

Medieval Quarters

The Old Quarters of Vitoria-Gasteiz, declared a Monumental Site in 1997, still preserves its medieval layout intact. 3 Europa Nostra Awards support the work done…

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Medieval Quarters

Cathedral of Santa María

The restoration of the Cathedral of Santa María of Vitoria-Gasteiz has merited the highest award given by the European Union for the conservation and enhancement…

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Cathedral of Santa María

Medieval City Walls

Almost a thousand years have gone by since this wall was built to protect the old town of Vitoria-Gasteiz during the second half of the…

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Medieval City Walls

Plaza de la Virgen Blanca

This is one of the favourite meeting places for all the inhabitants of the city and the setting for a large number of events, the…

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Plaza de la Virgen Blanca

Los Arquillos

Los Arquillos were constructed between 1787 and 1802 and form a beautiful colonnade of columns and balconies, above, under and alongside a row of private…

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Los Arquillos

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…

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Plaza de España

María Inmaculada Cathedral – New Cathedral

Located opposite La Florida Park, the Cathedral of María Inmaculada also known as the New Cathedral, is the main Neo-Gothic building in Vitoria-Gasteiz. In 1862,…

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María Inmaculada Cathedral – New Cathedral

Church of San Pedro

This ancient church was built at the end of the 13th century and throughout the 14th, and together with the Cathedral, is the oldest church…

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Church of San Pedro

Church of San Miguel

The 14th century church of San Miguel stands in the Plaza de la Virgen Blanca (Square of the White Virgin), and contains a niche with…

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Church of San Miguel

Church of San Vicente

The church of San Vicente was built on the site of a castle of the same name and bears a close resemblance to the Cathedral.…

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Church of San Vicente

Casa del Cordón

Medieval Gothic Tower dating from the 13th and 14th centuries, surrounded on three sides by a palace built at the end of the 15th century.…

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Casa del Cordón

Villa Suso Palace

A beautiful 16th century, Renaissance building equipped with modern technical equipment (PA systems, projectors, simultaneous interpretation booths, etc.). The stunning, main Martín de Salinas room…

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Villa Suso Palace

Escoriaza-Esquivel Palace

Fernán López de Escoriaza, the doctor of the English King Henry VIII, and his wife, Victoria de Anda y Esquivel, ordered to build this palace…

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Escoriaza-Esquivel Palace

Los Fueros Square

Designed by the architect Luis Peña Ganchegui and the sculptor Eduardo Chillida (whose there is a sculpture of the fueros in one of the sides…

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Los Fueros Square

Zulueta Palace

The construction date of the Zulueta Palace is 1902-03 and is the work of the architect Fausto Iñiguez de Betolaza. Alfredo de Zulueta commissioned its…

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Zulueta Palace

Ajuria Enea Palace

The beautiful Ajuria Enea palace is the official house of the Basque Government’s President since 1980. It is located in one of the main residential…

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Ajuria Enea Palace