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Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar

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Address: Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number: 976-39-74-97
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I visited this church during winter in January 2015 so all was very quiet. Nice to wonder around and see the devotion for the "pilar" that gave the name to the church. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I visited this church during winter in January 2015 so all was very quiet. Nice to wonder around and see the devotion for the "pilar" that gave the name to the church. The church is very large and impressive and with good weather you can have nice views when you take the elevator up.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

An absolute must. Beautiful cathedral, nice piazza with impressive modern fontaine and other historical buildings.

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Amazing that this is centuries old! The line for the rock was not long. People should note the bombs that are displayed and the hole in the ceiling and that the bombs did not explode. This place is amazing. Mass every hour if you want to go to mass. The Muslim and Christian influences as well as the changes through... More 

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Snells Beach, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A reason to remember Zaragoza a beautiful building dedicated to the reported appearance of the virgin Mary above a column that gives its name to many Spanish girls names eg "Pili" "Pilar". The huge square outside with a massive modern fountain and a cafe lined walkway is just beautiful at night. In fact Zaragoza is a fine example of Spanish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

To all readers,go on the elevator and enjoy a breathtaking view over the river Ebro and the city.The city is very hot in the summer.Museums close for 3 hour break from 13 to 16 h.The basilica is opened and free of charge,the elevator costed 3 euros.As a whole, we liked the basilica the most from the rest of what we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place so dominates Zaragoza that it IS Zaragoza. No matter where you go, you just keep coming back to it. The last review said "photo friendly". I just visited yesterday and there are signs all over the place "no cameras" How is that photo friendly? They, in fact, emphasize that it is a sacred space. Put down your cameras... More 

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Camarillo, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Basilica is actively used for Catholic services, so it is well maintained, and is a popular destination. Photography is allowed, and there are many things to see that reach back centuries to its establishment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

As I write in my reviews, if you have seen one church / basilica, you have seen them all, or 9 out of 10 are the same. This is that lone exception. It is truly astounding in scale, the exterior and the rich and varied interiors with multiple altars etc. It is almost like a walk through museum. When you... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Loved the basilica...it is gorgeous! Went in during Mass and it was beautiful. If Mass is not your thing, sitting in the plaza is relaxing and fun, too!

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Ramsbotton, Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Wonderful views from the river and an amazing building. Go and wonder around, it will not disappoint.

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Address: Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
Phone Number: 976-39-74-97
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Aragon  >  Province of Zaragoza  >  Zaragoza

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