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Arab walls and Tower of Amparo

Trasmuro area, at one entire tower remains of the original ninety, is the best preserved of the medieval wall. These important remains and excavated in front of the convent of San Miguel-Islamic, let be a pretty fair view of Huesca in appearance during these times.

Church and convent of San Miguel

Church and convent are a set of environmental and artistic value, made by the church and tower of the twelfth century Romanesque, Gothic and the apse and the building of the seventeenth century.

Catedral

It is located in the old town on top of a hill. Gothic style, was begun by James I in the late thirteenth century and continued until the sixteenth century.
It has three naves with side chapels beautiful.

Catedral of Huesca

Its cover features the figures of the apostles carved in high relief stone.
The altarpiece in Renaissance alabaster, is the work of Damien Forment.
It has an important documentary and jewelery treasure built on what was perhaps an ancient Roman temple and Muslim mosque.
Fundamental part of the configuration of the square, which has large amplitude.

Aspect of the Cathedral of Huesca in the early twentieth century.

Aspect of the Cathedral of Huesca in the early twentieth century.

San Pedro El Viejo

It is one of the oldest churches in Huesca. It houses the tombs of the Kings of Aragon Alfonso I "The Battler" and his brother Ramiro II, who took his retirement as a monk there.

Timpano of San Pedro el Viejo
2000 © Miguel Angel Latorre

It is a primitive Romanesque building in which its own pretty cloister with decorated capitals and the tower next to the front.

San Pedro el Viejo

Colegio Santiago

The College of Saint James was the university dormitory, under imperial protection, so it has elegant staircase in a great shield of Charles I. The facade is the seventeenth century.

Ayuntamiento

The Ayuntamiento building is a good example of the Aragonese town hall of the sixteenth century, with towers at each end and a gallery protected by a wooden flying wing, the inner courtyard houses a decorated ladder Plateresque and Baroque. In the hall of justice is the famous romantic painting "La Campana de Huesca" Casado del Alisal.

Casino

It is one of the most characteristic buildings of the twentieth century in Huesca because, in addition to its architectural interest as shown in the Art Nouveau, sets the first place outside the walled city also provides links to the railway station.
Perfectly preserved interior decoration and the original layout of the rooms.

Diputacin Provincial

Building R. Sanabria. It occupies the site of the former convent of San Francisco. It is an excellent example of the adaptation of the classic Aragonese palace and representation of functionality due to the great centers of public administration.

Inside there is a roof, "Elegy," the greatest work of the Aragonese painter Antonio Saura, conducted over an area of 200 square meters in 1987.

Banco de Espaa

Sample the latest post-modern Spanish architecture is the work of Eleuterio Population, and their situation at the entrance to the city from Zaragoza, made a feature of urban identification.

Parque Municipal

This urban development project of the century, has pleasant walks and forest areas, where a monument to also mention the paper birds. Complements the neighboring street where you can see houses rationalist style, a movement that had some relevance in this city.

Location map of Huesca
Location map of Huesca

Provincial Archaeological Museum from Huesca

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