Zaragoza treasures outstanding jewels of the work of its compatriot Goya. The Museo de Zaragoza, the recently remodelled Museo Goya Colección Ibercaja and the domes of the Basilica of the Pilar are examples. Being the revolutionary genius that he was, the artist from Fuendetodos would surely have fallen in love with the urban art which is part of the rich heritage of Zaragoza thanks to the Festival Asalto.
In Zaragoza, art and culture leave a special taste in the mouth. Museums such as the Pablo Serrano and theatres such as the Principal or the Theatre of las Esquinas, have joined forces with outstanding chefs.
Not long ago, Zaragoza celebrated 2000 from its foundation when it took the name of the Emperor Caesar Augustus. A statue beside the Roman walls reminds us of him, however, there are many other remains of this imperial past.
In order to enjoy seeing the Mudéjar walls de la Seo, it is necessary to go to the Plaza de San Bruno, with its antiques markets and its mojitos (rum, lime and mint cocktails).
The walkway of Zaragoza par excellence goes from Calle Alfonso I to the Plaza del Pilar ending at one of the bridges with views over the River Ebro.
Situated in an imposing Renaissance palace, the recently remodelled Museo Goya Colección Ibercaja, offers us a trip through the life and works of the artist, in particular its collection of his engravings.
Strolling through the Central Market in the morning is an experience which conveys authenticity.
Zaragoza is a magnificent example of Aragonese Mudéjar art, a World Heritage Site.
The route is sprinkled with museums, restaurants, houses and tapas bars, from the Aljafería, the most northerly Arab Palace in Europe, to the recuperated, spectacular Seo (Cathedral), up to the Tower of the Church of the Magdalena, a symbol of one of the most youthful, sparkling and fashionable in the city.
Both banks of the River Ebro are packed with tempting terraces with their gastronomic and cultural attractions.
Vintage and the most urban fashion clothes shops are mixed together in the district of the Magdalena.