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Great outside and a nice inside courtyard

This is one of the few grand city palaces that are still standing in Burgos. It is currently owned... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
KatrienS955
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Ghent, Belgium
Visit of the historical center of Burgos.

The house “Cultural Cordón” is located in one of the most emblematic and historic spaces of the... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
hans-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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Oct 22, 2018
“Great outside and a nice inside courtyard”
Apr 29, 2018
“Visit of the historical center of Burgos.”
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is one of the few grand city palaces that are still standing in Burgos. It is currently owned by a bank, and functions as such. However, you can enter and see the inner courtyard, which has been tastefully integrated with the modern roof, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed May 13, 2018

This is a masterpiece of architectural elegance. It is supposed to be gothic, but I found it more subtle and it seemed to be more pre-Romanesque or Renaissance in appearance. Quite beautiful

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

The house “Cultural Cordón” is located in one of the most emblematic and historic spaces of the city of Burgos. The Palace of the Condestables of Castile, who is also known as the Casa del Cordón, where important historical events took place, such as the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed September 18, 2016

The Casa del Cordon is the most important piece of civil architecture of Burgos. It was constructed in the 15th century and its creator was Simon de Colonia. This is one of the most important buildings in the city.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed July 14, 2016

An exciting place for a pitstop with plenty on offer for shopping, eating or just people watching. Clever use of marble benches allow weary travellers to stop for a while while you choose your eating place.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

Other reviewers have given good historical facts about this stunning building. Walk around and let some of the history sink in. Spare a thought for Christopher Columbus who had to travel here all the way from the coast of Andalusia to provide a report on...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 529arnes
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Built during the 15th century, this building was recorded to have been a meeting place among Catholic and Spanish royalty as well as part-time residence for visiting dignitaries. It was here where the great explorer, Christopher Columbus met with the Spanish rulers at that time...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank ChitoD
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Another gem found by just wandering around the city. Fabulous great catholic house. Apparently Christopher Coloumbus met Spainish monarchs here after his 2nd trip around the world

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed March 27, 2015

The building is story book beautiful. Part of it has been turned into a bank and art gallery. Walk into the bank and check out the ceiling

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank 674kathrynp
Reviewed March 21, 2015

Another gem of a building in the 15th Century Gothic style hidden in the streets of Burgos, Historical fact is this Place was used as a place of meetings between the Catholic Monarchs and christopher Columbus after he discovered the Americas to discuss about his...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank oldentimer
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